There are a lot of static site generators out there!
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Lea has also written an introductory article on Smashing Mag.
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
Remember when I mentioned that you can get free certificates from Amazon now? Well, Oliver has written an in-depth step-by-step description of how he got his static site all set up with HTTPS.
More of this please! Share your experiences with moving to TLS—the more, the better.
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Aaron documents the process of adding webmention support to a static site. He came with an ingenious three-tiered approach:
It’s been a pretty fun mini-project. In the end, I created a useful bit of kit that provides three distinct experiences:
- Static webmentions collected when the site was generated form the baseline experience;
Saturday, January 4th, 2014
Want to implement webmentions but you’re using static pages a-la Jekyll? No problem. Pelle’s got you covered.
Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Some good advice on how to mothball (rather than destroy) a project when it reaches the end of its useful life. In short, build a switch so that, when the worst comes to the worst, you can output static files and walk away.
In all your excitement starting a new project, spend a little time thinking about the end.