RStudio Pilot migration – re-publishing your app

This article details the steps to re-publish your shiny app from the RStudio Connect server to the public server.

Re-publishing your Shiny app on

If you want to continue having your Shiny app published after the pilot ends, you will need to move it from the server to the server at The basic tier is free of charge and lets you deploy up to 5 apps and 25 active hours per month.

Publishing to involves the same steps you followed to publish to

  1. Create an account with

  2. Follow the directions here to configure your account.

  3. When you are ready to publish, open RStudio Preferences, go to the Preferences tab, select your account, click Connect.

  4. When you are ready to publish, click the Publish button. Your Shiny app will deploy to

image shows what options to choose to deploy a shiny app to