Why a Static Website?

I keep moving this site all over the internet. It has been hosted with InMotion, DigitalOcean, Cloudflare, Firebase, and now AWS S3 and Google Cloud Storage. I once developed a CMS (Content Management System) for this site, then I put the site into Wordpress, and now I’m using Hugo the static site generator. Database driven websites were the coolest back in the day, but now static sites are better. By making the site static, it speeds up the site since there are no connections to a database or complicated queries. [Read More]

New site built with Hugo

I recently moved this site from shared hosting to being hosted on an Ubuntu server at home. Next, I installed a plugin that produces a static version of your Wordpress site and uploaded that to Google’s Firebase. I would rather keep my website in a Git repository instead of PHP and MySQL. There is another Wordpress plugin that will export all your content to Hugo compatible files that I used to migrate my content. [Read More]