In this video, Nate explains what static sites are and how they work. Learn how static sites differ from web applications and sites built with content management systems like WordPress.
The difference can be illustrated by comparing static sites…with a popular site platform, like WordPress.…Tools like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and Umbraco…are called content management systems or CMSs.…CMSs like WordPress are a popular choice…for building websites and blogs…because they make it easy to publish a site…without having to build it from scratch.…However, CMSs do have some downsides.…Let's take a look at how WordPress handles…an incoming request and delivers a page to the browser.…
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Jekyll and Git
- Creating a new Jekyll site
- Installing themes
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Setting up for deployment with GitHub, Travis CI, Node, and npm
- Deploying to FTP, AWS, and Netlify
- Adding a custom, secure domain
Skill Level Beginner
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Jekyll
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netifly
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