Some projects aren't a good fit for the static site approach. Nate explains the pros and cons and provides guidance on 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 log in.…
For example, building a photo sharing app…or a site where users can upvote 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.…
- 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
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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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