Ruby on Rails app does not work on Netlify

I am a netlify newbie! My site was deployed, but when I go to “see” the site, it gives me an error saying that “Looks like you’ve followed a broken link or entered a URL that doesn’t exist on this site.”

My site url:
My github repo:

hi there, thanks for writing in. I have moved your question to #topics:deploying-building. It’s great that we have your instance name, but can you also tell us the following:

  • what you have already tried
  • any error messages you have received
  • whether or not your build directory is being pointed towards in your netlify configuration

this will give people more information to help you troubleshoot.

Welcome @yjhong1004! Ok so it looks like you’re trying to host a Rails application, which is something you can’t do with Netlify. Netlify is meant for Static Site Generators, that build static websites from a build command. You might want to try Jekyll or Middleman, which are both written in Ruby.


thank you for taking a closer look and helping out, @tomrutgers!


@tomrutgers thank you for helping me out!

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