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Discussion on: Environment Variables in Next.js

tdotholla profile image

don't now.json files need to get commited though?
env files never get committed...
there's also a .nowignore file specifically to ignore now stuff.....

Came here because i'm in the same boat trying to "do it right" by using now secret and .env files locally, and the env variables UI at

None are working in preview/prod. only locally in dev.

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alekslario • Edited on

If there is no config other than your envs in now.json, there is no need to commit it. Now.json file+Vercel is one of the ways to deploy your nextjs(or other) app, it's not integral part of you repo.