Merge into production

Now that you’ve had the chance to verify that your application built and deployed correctly on your development environment, you’re ready to merge it into your production site. provides backup features that protect against any unforeseen consequences of your merges, keeping a historical copy of all of your code and data.

  1. Create a backup

    Before you merge the dev feature into master, create a backup of the master environment. The backup will preserve both the code and all of its data.

    platform backup --project <project id>

    Select master as the environment you want to back up.

  2. Merge feature into production

    git checkout master
    git merge dev
    git push

    When the build process completes, verify that your changes have been merged.

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  3. Restore a backup

    If you would like to restore the code and data to the time of your backup, use the command

    platform backup:restore --project <project id>