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After creating a Livecycle account, you can follow these steps to get started:

  1. Connect to Github and select a repository
  2. Choose a project template
  3. Review and build your configuration

We’ll explain how to navigate each of these steps below.

Sign up for Livecycle#

  1. Before getting started installing Livecycle, make sure you’ve created a Livecycle account. 
  2. Click here for more information about creating your Livecycle account
  3. After you’ve created your Livecycle account, the Configure New Project Wizard will appear, guiding you through the steps of installing Livecycle and configuring your project

Connect to Github and Select a Repository#

  1. Click the Connect to Github button in the Configure New Project Wizard. The Github login window will open 
  2. Login to your Github account
  3. You will see a list of the repositories currently maintained in your Github account. Select the repository where you would like to install Livecycle. Livecycle will automatically create interactive deployment previews for every new PR in the selected repository

Choose a Project Template#

  1. After selecting a repository as a destination to install Livecycle, The Configure New Project Wizard will ask you to choose a template
  2. Choose the project template that is best for you based on your selected repository’s stack. To learn more about the projects/workloads we support, click here
  3.  After selecting a specific template, set the configuration and environmental variables with the options that appear
  4. When complete, click the Review Configuration button

Review Configuration and Build#

  1. The Configure New Project Wizard will show you a preview of the livecycle.yaml configuration file based on your configuration settings
  2. Review the livecycle.yamlfile and make and adjustments your configuration, if needed
  3. When ready, click the Build button to run a build from the selected repository with Livecycle
  4. More information about the livecycle.yamlis available here