In @yihui's bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown he lists three methods to deploy an HTML version
c) own server
I'd be interested of anyone's experience with any of these options including comments on ease of use, sitenaming, cost etc.
My book will use a lot of htmlwidgets to run interactive charts and tables and has image and data directories. If I deploy to my own server, I need to know what folders/files to upload from the file structure . The aforementioned guide just states
For example, you can host the HTML files on your own web server.
which I'd appreciate some expansion on