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Provisioning Projects

Provisioning projects in 8base can be done in a few simple steps and allows you to set up Full-Stack or Backend-Only projects in seconds.


Creating a Project‚Äč

After you login, the My Projects page loads and displays a list of all your projects. This page will be blank if you have not yet created any projects.

My Projects

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Before creating your first project, you should set up your payment details. You will be prompted during the project creation process if you still need to do this.

To create a new project:

  • Click "Create Project" in the upper left corner of the My Projects page.
  • A new pop-up opens for you to enter your project details.
  • Enter a unique name for your project.
  • Choose your AWS region, either East or West.
  • Check the "Add Integrated Authentication" box if your project requires authentication.
  • Choose your project type:
    • Full-Stack - frontend and backend workspaces will be created.
    • Backend-Only - only a backend workspace will be created.
  • Choose your payment plan.
  • Click the "Create" button.

Create a Project

The project creator pop-up opens and steps through setting up your project.

Project Creator

Once your project is created the pop-up closes and you are redirected to your project dashboard.

If your project uses authentication, a new pop-up opens indicating that you must install a Template to set up your authentication. (A separate article covers Template installation.)

Template Notice

Click "OK" to close the pop-up. You can now begin working on your new project.

Project Dashboard

Check out the article Project UI Walkthrough to get familiar with the Project Dashboard.

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