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How to preview site before deploy?

I’d like to preview my site before publishing, on builds triggered against my production branch. The netlify docs say to use deploy previews, but even though I have deploy preview enabled under my Build and Deploy settings, I’m still confused about where to access the preview link, and how to prevent publishing until I accept.

Hi @sabetai Welcome to the Netlify community :netliconfetti:

By default, Netlify deploys the site’s production branch after every change.

As noted in Branch deploy controls

Check out the Locked Deploys docs too.

For a preview link, go to Deploys and click a deploy. You then have a “preview deploy” link at the top.

Let us know if you have any more questions.

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