Roast.io

Host your website in 4 seconds with unfurl + SEO goodies

#2 Product of the DayJune 08, 2018

Hello!

https://www.roast.io is a static web host that "just works" for plain ol' HTML (Jekyll, Hugo, etc.) and React/Angular/Vue.

* secure HTTPS

* fast AWS CDN

* screenshot link unfurls

* SEO reports

* server-side rendering

npm install -g roast

roast deploy

Email support@roast.io just to chat ...or for 3-months free! ($27 off)

❤️Jonathan Otto

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I've used Roast and it's legit -- solved our exact SEO/open-graph image sharing problem and set-up was super, super simple.
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@bkrall Thank you Brian!
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We are using Roast for three sites build on Vue and WP rest API - probably more to come. It's blazing fast and solves all our headaches with manual SSR and CDN setups 🙌
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@mortenwibrand Thank you Morten! ❤️☕
What does screenshot link unfurls mean?
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@orliesaurus When you paste a link to a website in FB/Twitter/Slack/iMessage etc. it shows a preview (also known as unfurl) only if you have open graph tags. If you don't have them, Roast.io will detect this, take a screenshot of the page, and inject that screenshot for the open graph tags.
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@jotto oh I didn't know that had a name...i just thought it was called og image preview! Today I Learned..😃
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@jotto btw I am working on a similar thing for mashing data and DOM rendering and outputting images... Potentially pushing this "unfurling" phenomena further @ https://hivis.io
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Awesome sauce
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@danieltgustafson Thanks Dan! ☕☕
How does this compare to S3 hosting?
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@hoonpark 1. S3 has latency issues when not used with AWS CloudFront 2. so you configure CloudFront, but now you have slow cache invalidation (no cache invalidation necessary with roast.io) 3. S3/CloudFront do not have atomic deploys so you can't just "update your files" without risking someone seeing broken content 4. roast.io has 3 additional cool features: screenshot unfurls, SEO reports, and server-side rendering (pre-rendering)
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