A Hugo static site on Netlify

A Hugo static site on Netlify

Introduction Download hugo-extended Find a theme hugo new site git sub module copy config.toml, and adjust settings. Commit Make Netlify aware We have these folders locally: And yet on GitHub, a shorter list: From burntfen, we read: Wait, so why weren’t the other folders - archetypes, content, data, layouts, static - added? Well, they’re empty. Hugo likes empty folders. Git doesn’t. If you want to keep them, you’ll need to add a file into each of them. []

Experiments with static sites

Reviewing static site generators and choosing Hugo

Introduction I plan to write more fully on static sites, particularly covering: exporting from WordPress hosting with AWS S3, Azure Storage Accounts, and Netlify adding in Content Delivery Networks JAMStack sites like Gatsby a CI/CD workflow speed comparisons Benchmarking The assumption is that the move to a static site would be faster than an uncomplicated WordPress site. Choosing Hugo Much of the inspiration (and many of the steps) were borrowed from Christian Bär’s blog posts on setting up a static site []