Changes to Hosting on Replit!

I think @anon40284853 was exaggerating a bit to try to make their point here. The point was that no matter how much you make in cycles (bounties, tips, whatever), you still have to connect a payment method to use 2/3 deployment types.

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Terrible. Disappointed. If this seriously happens I’m moving to Glitch.

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Wait does this mean if I want people to see my website https://mileswk.repl.co I would have to deploy it???

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That is what it means

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I’m not sure if someone already asked this, but what will happen to the cover pages of website repls? Will people only be able to run them if someone with edit access is in the workspace at that moment? (Currently, they just embed repl.co, but maybe they will get ghost forked too in the future)

If so, basically all of the featured repls on https://replit.com (when logged out) will just stop working

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Also even if you could get a payment method connect to Replit, most bounties are very difficult and hard to do (such as AI or full scale apps that are very hard to learn).

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I think the .co part isn’t terrible. The part that gets to me is that you have to pay to host and get a domain. You can use glitch to host HTML, CSS and JavaScript websites for FREE and you don’t have the name.username.glitch.me. It is just nameofproject.glitch.me! It is pretty cool!

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Glitch gives you non-static hosting for free, unlike Replit.

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A post was split to a new topic: How to deploy this repl?

can you please create a separate topic in the deployments category? thanks.

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Still tbd. Have nothing to share as of now.

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Every repl will still get a replit.dev domain.

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Now does that mean my current repls being hosted will be removed if I don’t become a hacker?

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If they are static, you’ll be able to keep using them, but (as @soren is probably about to say) non-static ones will require a paid plan or cycles.

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If you’re currently deploying them on a free plan you would be using cycles right? So in that case, no, they won’t be removed.

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People can currently run non-static websites without using deployments, so they might not be using cycles.

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I mean not deploying, if I have websites, such as https://mileswk.repl.co will that be removed when this goes live?

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Yes, when this change goes live your site will be accessible from replit.dev, but only when you are inside the Replit workspace.

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But when I am not in the workspace it will go down and be history, right?

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It will be dead unless the editor is open, I think.

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