Master Sentry Vercel Integration for Smoother Deployments

Sentry and Vercel integration can help you monitor errors and improve your deployments, ensuring a smoother user experience for your applications. This tutorial will guide you through integrating Sentry with Vercel, providing step-by-step instructions for seamless deployments.


Before you can integrate Sentry with Vercel, you'll need:

  1. A Sentry account: Sign up for a free account if you don't have one.
  2. A Vercel account: Sign up for a free account if you don't have one.
  3. A project hosted on Vercel that you want to monitor with Sentry.

Step 1: Configure Sentry

First, you need to enable the Vercel integration in your Sentry account.

  1. Log in to your Sentry account.
  2. Go to the Settings menu by clicking on your avatar in the top right corner.
  3. Navigate to Integrations.
  4. Find Vercel in the list of available integrations and click Install.
  5. In the installation dialog, select the organization you want to use with Vercel and click Install.

Now that you've enabled the Vercel integration, it's time to configure your project to use it.

Step 2: Configure Your Vercel Project

Before you can use Sentry with your Vercel project, you need to configure a few things.

  1. In your Vercel dashboard, open the project you want to monitor with Sentry.

  2. Navigate to the Settings tab.

  3. Scroll down to the Environment Variables section.

  4. Add the following environment variables:

    • SENTRY_ORG: The name of your Sentry organization.
    • SENTRY_PROJECT: The name of the Sentry project you want to use for this Vercel project.
    • SENTRY_AUTH_TOKEN: Your Sentry API authentication token. You can generate one in your Sentry account by going to Settings > API Keys and clicking Create New Token.
    • SENTRY_API_URL: The URL of the Sentry API (usually
  5. Save your environment variables.

Step 3: Add Sentry SDK to Your Project

Now that you've configured your Vercel project, you need to add the Sentry SDK to your application's code.

  1. Install the Sentry SDK for your project's programming language or framework. For example, if you're using Next.js, run the following command:

    npm install --save @sentry/nextjs
  2. Follow the Sentry documentation to configure the SDK for your programming language or framework.

  3. Deploy your project to Vercel.

Step 4: Verify the Integration

To verify that your Sentry Vercel integration is working, you can trigger an error in your application and check if Sentry captures it.

  1. Create an error in your application code (e.g., throw an exception or log an error message).
  2. Deploy your project to Vercel.
  3. Visit your application's URL and trigger the error.
  4. Go to your Sentry dashboard and navigate to the Issues tab.
  5. Check if the error appears in the list of captured issues.

If you see the error, congratulations! You've successfully integrated Sentry with Vercel, and you can now monitor your deployments for errors and improve your application's user experience.

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