Some projects aren't a good fit for the static site approach. Explore the pros and cons and learn how to choose between a static site and a CMS or web application.
- [Instructor] It's important to understand when…a static site makes sense and when you should use…a CMS or a full-blown web application instead.…The static site approach is fantastic for blogs,…landing pages, and informational sites.…I've built personal home pages,…corporate blogs, resume sites,…and promotional landing pages, all as static sites.…A good rule of thumb here is if the site only changes when…you or another author uploads new content,…it's probably a good fit for a static site.…On the other hand, sites where content is rendered…dynamically or on the fly, aren't a good fit.…
And neither are sites where users need…to authenticate or login.…For example, building a photo sharing app…or a site where users can upload stories…wouldn't be possible as a static site…because you need server code running…to handle users logging in…and updating content in real time.…In this course you'll build a personal blog…as a static site.…Let's take a look at the tools you can use…to make the process easy.…
- How static sites work
- Advantages of static sites
- Tools for building static sites
- Installing Hugo and Git
- Creating a new Hugo site
- Building a website
- Setting up a deployment pipeline
- Deploying and testing a site
Skill Level Beginner
Amazon Web Services Essential Trainingwith Jeff Winesett5h 2m Intermediate
Amazon Web Services: Storage and Data Managementwith Brandon Rich3h 50m Intermediate
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Hugo
3. Build a Website
4. Set Up a Deployment Pipeline
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