by jshaw


Strapi Starter Next Blog

Next starter for creating a blog with Strapi.

This starter allows you to try Strapi with Next.js with the example of a simple blog. It is fully customizable and due to the fact that it is open source, fully open to contributions. Do not hesitate to add new features etc ...

You may want to know how to develop such a starter by your own! This starter is actually the result of this tutorial

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Deploy the backend

To deploy this Strapi instance you'll need:

Once you have created these accounts you can deploy your instance by clicking on this button


Deploy the frontend


  • Log in to Vercel by installing now CLI:

npm i -g now

  • Secure your API_URL with now by running the following command:

now secrets add next-public-api-url "<>"

You can deploy your app and for this you have two options. But for each one of them, just press enter when the root directory of your code is asked.

  • Execute now

  • Or you can simply click on the following button

Deploy with ZEIT Now


To deploy this Strapi instance you'll need:

Once you have created your account you can deploy your instance by clicking on this button.


  • Select a repository name and fill API_URL with the url of your Strapi instance on Heroku (eg: without the trailing slash


  • 2 Content types: Article, Category
  • 2 Created articles
  • 3 Created categories
  • Permissions set to true for article and category
  • Responsive design using UIkit


  • "/" display every articles
  • "/article/:id" display one article
  • "/category/:id" display articles depending on the category

Getting started

Clone the repository and install dependencies

git clone
cd strapi-starter-next-blog

# Using yarn
yarn setup:yarn

# Using npm
npm run setup:npm

Scaffold your project

This command will launch both of your backend and frontend servers and do a data migration in your backend server

# Using yarn
yarn build:yarn
yarn develop:yarn

# Using npm
npm run build:npm
npm run develop:npm

Alternatively, you can still start your servers separately:

Start the backend server

cd backend

# Using yarn
yarn build
yarn develop

# Using npm
npm run build
npm run develop

Start the frontend server

cd frontend

# Using yarn
yarn develop

# Using npm
npm run develop

Next server is running here => http://localhost:3000 Strapi server is running here => http://localhost:1337

Enjoy this starter