# Platform.sh One-Click

The following documentation will guide you through the one-click creation of a new Strapi project hosted on Platform.sh (opens new window).

Platform.sh is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that allows the management of multiple websites and applications. In particular, it allows to quickly install and deploy a Strapi application.


A Platform.sh account is necessary to follow this installation guide. Please visit the Platform.sh website (opens new window) to create an account if you don't already have one.

# Creating a Strapi project

There are 2 ways to create a new project hosted on Platform.sh: either by clicking the One-Click button, or following the numbered steps right below the button.

Deploy on Platform.sh
  1. In the Platform.sh website (opens new window), click on the Add project button.
  2. Select the Use a template option.
  3. Fill the Project name and Region fields.
  4. Click on the Next button.
  5. Using the search bar, search for the Strapi template (see source code (opens new window)).
  6. Select the template. After a few seconds, your Strapi application should be setup with a PostgreSQL database.

# Running Strapi

To visit your Strapi application:

  1. Go to the Platform.sh website (opens new window), logged in.
  2. Go to Settings > Domains.
  3. Click on the Platform.sh domain name that is used for your Strapi application.