Deploy a Pelican site
Create a Pelican project
To begin, create a Pelican project directory.
cd into your new directory and run:
$ python3 -m pip install pelican
$ pip freeze > requirements.txt
Create a directory in your project named
$ mkdir content
This is the directory name that you will set in the build command.
Before you continue
Create a GitHub repository
$ git init$ git remote add origin https://github.com/<your-gh-username>/<repository-name>$ git add .$ git commit -m "Initial commit"$ git branch -M main$ git push -u origin main
Deploy with Cloudflare Pages
To deploy your site to Pages:
- Log in to the and select your account.
- In Account Home, select Workers & Pages > Create application > Pages > Connect to Git.
- Select the new GitHub repository that you created and, in the Set up builds and deployments section, select Pelican as your Framework preset. Your selection will provide the following information. The build command
pelican contentrefers to the
contentfolder you made earlier in this guide.
- Select Environment variables (advanced) and set the
PYTHON_VERSIONvariable with the value of
After deploying your site, you will receive a unique subdomain for your project on
Every time you commit new code to your Pelican site, Cloudflare Pages will automatically rebuild your project and deploy it. You will also get access to on new pull requests and be able to preview how changes look to your site before deploying them to production.