# Getting Started
Let's start by figuring out your specific needs.
# Browser API Access Restrictions
Because VuePress applications are server-rendered in Node.js when generating static builds, any Vue usage must conform to the universal code requirements (opens new window). In short, make sure to only access Browser / DOM APIs in
If you are using or demoing components that are not SSR friendly (for example containing custom directives), you can wrap them inside the built-in