Category: static site generator

Sourcehunt – Build a Medium Exporter + Cool New Libs!

It’s time for our monthly hunt for new open source libraries to use and contribute to! If you’re new to Sourcehunt, it’s our monthly post for promoting open source projects that seem interesting or promising and could use help in terms of Github stars or pull requests. It’s our way of giving ba...

Sculpin Extended: Customizing Your Static Site Blog

If you’re a PHP developer and currently running a blog with a static site generator such as Octopress or Jekyll, wouldn’t it be great if you could use your primary language for it? Yes, it’s healthy for us developers to use more than one language, but let’s be honest – we often want to add...

Project Documentation with Hexo Static Site Generator

When starting an open source project, one of the most important things is to create project documentation. Documentation is essential if we want our project to be used by others, and it can be done in many ways: GitHub Wiki – GitHub lets us make a wiki associated with each project. It is composed of pages writte...

How to Create a Static Site with Metalsmith

My previous posts discussed reasons why you should or should not consider a static site generator. In summary, a static site generator builds HTML-only page files from templates and raw data typically contained in Markdown files. It offers some of the benefits of a CMS without the hosting, performance and security over...

Building an Spress Svbtle Theme – Responsive Static Blogs!

You may have heard of Sculpin – a static site generator for PHP. Static blogs are, as you may know, blogs which you dynamically write in your app or on your local machine, and then export as a pure HTML version for hosting on static-only servers, for speed, reliability, and offline-first friendliness. While easy ...