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  • vscode-live-server

    Launch a development local Server with live reload feature for static & dynamic pages.

    To set the hostname to the desired IP address, use liveServer.settings.host (the default is 127.0.0.1).

  • Nuxt.js

    The Intuitive Vue(2) Framework

    With Nuxt.js, use the HOST and (if desired) PORT environment variables with npm run dev as follows, using our example from above (changing the port here, too, from its default of 3000):

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Next.js

    The React Framework

    If you’re running Next.js, use the -H flag with npx next dev to set the hostname to the desired IP address. To use a different port from the default of 3000, use either the -p flag or the PORT environment variable—PORT=3000, for example—but the latter cannot be set in a project’s .env file. You also can set these parameters in the project’s next.config.js file.

  • Jekyll

    :globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    Using Jekyll? Use either the -H or --host flag with jekyll serve to set the hostname to the desired IP address. To change the port from the default of 4000, use either the -P or --port flag. You also can set these parameters in the project’s configuration file (_config.yml or _config.toml).

  • Hugo

    The world’s fastest framework for building websites.

    With the Hugo SSG, you’ll want to add the --bind and --baseURL flags to the usual hugo server command. Using our example IP address (and Hugo's default dev port, 1313) you’d do it this way:

  • astro

    Build fast websites, faster. 🚀🧑‍🚀✨

    With the Astro SSG, use the --host flag with astro dev; e.g.:

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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