Find out what you need to know before starting this course. You need a basic understanding of how the web works and how HTML and CSS are used to build web pages.
- [Instructor] To get the most out of this course, you'll need to know a few things first. To start, you'll need a basic understanding of how the web works. What a domain name is, how a browser gets a page from the server, and how pages link to each other to form a site. If you've spent any time on the internet, you should have this covered already. You'll also need to know a little HTML and CSS. You don't need to be a front end expert, but you should be comfortable editing simple HTML tags and CSS rules. If you want a refresher, check out the course, HTML Essential Training, by James Williamson.
You'll need to have Git installed on your machine and it helps to have a little familiarity with how Git works. If that sounds foreign to you, check out the course, Learning Git and GitHub, by Ray Villalobos first. Finally, some experience with the terminal or shell in your machine is helpful, but not required. In this course, we use a number of command line tools to perform actions quickly. If you haven't used command line tools before, that's okay. Just follow along and I'll show you how it works.
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Hugo and Git
- Creating a new Hugo site
- Building a new website
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Publishing your static site
- Deploying via FTP, AWS, and Netlify
Skill Level Beginner
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Hugo
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netlify
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