NextJS Auth Example

The example is a NextJS app with authentication using NextAuth.js.

It uses MongoDB to persist user accounts and support email sign in. Adding additional providers is as simple as commenting them out from /pages/api/auth/[...nextauth].js.

Deploy on Railway

✨ Features

  • NextJS
  • NextAuth.js
  • MongoDB

💁‍♀️ How to use

  • Click the Deploy on Railway button above
  • Add the required environment variables (SECRET, EMAIL_SERVER)
    • The EMAIL_SERVER has to be a connection string in this format - smtp://
  • Clone the project locally
  • Install dependencies - yarn
  • Connect to your Railway project - railway link
  • Start the development server railway run yarn dev

📝 Notes

  • The value for NEXTAUTH_URL is set to http://localhost:3000 for ease of use. You must update it before deploying to production.
  • You can read more about how the email provider works here.
  • You can read more about how objects are stored in the database here.
  • If you want to configure additional providers, you can do so using the information mentioned here.