Setting Up Hugo and Netlify March 17, 2019 In a previous post, I talked about choosing to use Hugo and Netlify. In this one, I will talk more about how I created a new Hugo blog, pushed the source code to GitHub, and built and deployed on Netlify. I’ll walk through the steps I took to actually set it up a new—in particular, linking to the guides I followed. There were, unfortunately, a few gotchas that tripped me up. ...
Choosing Hugo and Netlify March 17, 2019 This weekend, I decided to reboot my blog. I had an old blog that I had written a handful of posts in 2016 but hadn’t touched since. That one was a static website built using Jekyll and hosted on GitHub Pages. Since those posts weren’t really that useful, I just tore down the whole thing to start fresh. (The content from that old blog is still on GitHub.) In this post, I discuss my thinking behind choosing to use Hugo as a site generator and Netlify to host. ...