Deploy From A Blueprint
Now that you have chosen a blueprint, you can clone it in GitHub and deploy it to Atlas. Pushing to your main branch in GitHub will then deploy updates to Atlas automatically.
Connect your GitHub account so you can clone Atlas blueprints.
Connect to GitHub, select
GitHub opens in another tab of your web browser. Give WP Engine permission to access your repositories.
After Atlas connects to your GitHub account, the
Connect button indicates that you are
Now that GitHub is connected, it's time to create a repository by cloning a blueprint.
Clone Blueprint. This option opens another tab in GitHub.
Create a new repositorypage, set your new git repository settings.
Owner, select the username you associated with your repository.
Repository name, enter a name in a format similar to
repository-name. Avoid capitalization or spaces to make it easy to navigate your repository in the future.
- (Optional) Enter a
descriptionfor your repository.
- Choose whether to make your repository
Include all branchesunchecked.
- With your new repository named, select
Create repository from template.
Navigate back to the WP Engine User Portal by closing the GitHub tab.
Select your new repository from the repository list when it refreshes.
- Select a region for your Atlas app. The region you select will be used for all of your app's environments (production/staging/etc.) and cannot be changed once your Atlas application has been deployed.
That's it! Track the initial build progress on the next screen that loads automatically.
A link to visit your live frontend using a temporary domain will appear under
Atlas URL when the deploy completes.
To log in to the WordPress site linked to your Atlas app:
Click the link below the
Linked WordPress environmenttitle on your Atlas App environment page.
Click the WP Admin link at the top of the WordPress environment page.
To make changes to the look and functionality of your app, see our Local App Development guide.