Safely work on isolated instances of your project with environments. Environments are for making changes to your GraphQL schema, and testing out new content types without breaking your production implementation, not to be used for editorial workflows.
Depending on your current user role, and payment plan, you can manage your environments from your project settings.
You can create environments using our UI by following these steps.
You can switch environments using our UI by following these steps.
Each environment has its own API endpoint, with the
alias of the environment appended to the URL.
API endpoints for both
dev environments would follow the format of:
When you have made the necessary changes to a schema you want to promote to the master environment, you can do this by renaming the newly created environment to be
master, overriting the existing
master to be named something else.
Since environments contain their own content, and webhooks, you will want to make sure you clone a new environment right before you apply the changes and promote, this ensures no loss of data.
For projects with multiple users managing content at the same time you make changes to the schema inside an environment, you will probably want to use the Management SDK.
Click here for some extra information on how to use our UI to promote an environment to master.
#Delete an environment
You can delete environments using our UI by following these steps.