In a typical Jamstack application, pushing a content change to one page will trigger a rebuild of the entire site. This means that changes you may not have intended to launch yet will be pushed live as well. In addition, in most cases there is no straightforward way to schedule a page or the entire site to be published at a specific date and time. Stackbit addresses all of these issues in its publishing tools.
Video - Publishing
One you have made your changes and are ready to publish, clicking the publish button in the upper-right-hand corner of the Stackbit Studio will open a menu of options.
You're options are:
- Publish the entire site now.
- Publish the current page now.
- Publish the entire site at a specified date and time in the future.
Choosing to schedule your publish will allow you to select a specific date and time in the future when either the changes to the current page or the entire site will be automatically pushed live.
This feature will allow you to do things like schedule site changes being published to coincide with the timing of a marketing campaign or other promotion without needing to involve your developers or operations team to manually push a launch.