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Benefits of Hosting Sanity CMS React Applications on Vercel

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Written by Øyvind Østmo
- builder of brands and businesses since 2000
Feb 19, 2023
3 minute read
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Hosting your Sanity CMS React app on Vercel gives you improved performance, better scalability, cost savings, app analytics, and more.

Vercel hosting is our go-to solution for deploying Sanity CMS and React applications and websites we develop here at Represent.

Vercel is a platform that allows developers to deploy React applications quickly and easily. For those who use Sanity CMS to manage their content, Vercel hosting can greatly optimize their workflow and increase their productivity.

In this article, we'll discuss the many benefits of hosting a Sanity CMS React application on Vercel, including improved performance, better scalability, cost savings, and more.

Performance - Faster websites and applications

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Hosting a Sanity CMS React app on Vercel can improve performance. Vercel's servers are optimized to run React applications, so hosting on Vercel can result in faster page loads and better overall performance. This improved performance can help your application appear more professional and reliable and increase user engagement.

Scalability - Grow with confidence

Vercel is designed to handle high traffic and large user bases, so hosting on Vercel can help you ensure your application can handle any amount of traffic. This scalability can be a great advantage for applications that experience growth or seasonal spikes in usage.

Pricing - Affordable for websites and applications of all sizes

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Hosting a Sanity CMS React app on Vercel can save you money. Vercel offers a free tier for small applications, so you can save money on hosting costs. This cost savings can be especially beneficial for those who are just starting out and want to keep costs low.

Peace of mind

Vercel is a reliable platform that provides excellent customer support and ensures the safety of your application. This peace of mind can be a great advantage for those who want to ensure their application is secure and running smoothly.

Automatic Git deployments

Vercel automatic Git deployments

We also take advantage of Vercel's continuous deployment capabilities. With Vercel, developers can easily set up automatic deployment of their applications when they make changes in their Git repositories. This means changes are deployed almost instantly, saving developers time and effort. This makes it easy to keep your application up-to-date with the latest features and bug fixes.

Other advantages of Vercel hosting

In addition to the many benefits already discussed, Vercel can also offer other advantages.

Vercel analytics dashboard

For example, Vercel's analytics dashboard can provide useful insights into how users interact with your application, allowing you to make informed decisions about features and functionality.

Additionally, Vercel's ecosystem includes tools like Next.js, which can help you build more complex applications with ease.

Vercel hosting also gives you access to advanced features like serverless functions, which can help you add powerful functionality to your application without the need to manage a separate server.


In summary, hosting a Sanity CMS React app on Vercel can give you improved performance, better scalability, cost savings, analytics capabilities, and access to advanced features like serverless functions. Feel free to get in touch with us if you want help getting started.

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