Latest Showcase Sites

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Contentful 10 Github Pages 17 Hugo 73 Jekyll 258 Metalsmith 41 Middleman 47
Imgix 2 Cloudinary 2 Cloudinary-to-Hugo Serverless Post Scheduler 1 Isso Disqus 2
  • Automating Static Website Deployment, Part 1
    by AlphaGeek Tutorial
    Jun 28, 17

    Now that I have 8 static websites deployed into AWS using S3 and CloudFront I need to automate the deployment process so that I can make changes quickly and get them to production with less effort. To that end I have developed some scripts and configurations that automate the deployment of this site to a QA environment and production when changes are pushed to either branch.

  • Netlify CMS 3rd party OAuth
    by Václav Klecanda Tutorial
    Jun 02, 17

    I wanted to allow users to authenticate with their github accounts, but Netlify did’t have support for 3rd party OAuth providers (learn more here). It allows you to create account in their app, connect your repository with the web and let them to serve it via their fast CDN network. But I didn’t need serving via other service. I just needed to let users edit the webs with knowing nothing about GIT. That is why I wrote netlify-cms-github-oauth-provider.

  • Building a Static Documentation Site with Metalsmith
    by Greg Leeds Tutorial
    May 23, 17

    At work my company’s product team has been using GitHub wiki for years for all of our use facing documentation. As they have grown from a small open source project to a much larger team with a more fully featured enterprise offering, they had outgrowing using GitHub wiki. We went out in search of a set of tools to build our own self hosted documentation web site with the following set of requirements…

  • GraphCMS - GraphQL Based Headless CMS
    by Jeff Escalante Tutorial
    May 17, 17

    One of the great advantages of headless CMS’ is that they are able to be consumed by a wide variety of different applications and build tools, rather than being tied specifically to a web frontend. And today we’ll be talking about using GraphCMS to create a static site - an architecture that suits many use cases much better than using a dynamic site or single page app.

  • Replacing Disqus with Github Comments
    by Don Williamson Tutorial
    Apr 23, 17

    I’ve been considering removing comments from this blog for a while; mainly because the site doesn’t trigger much discussion and I didn’t like keeping the overhead of Disqus around. After looking into Disqus load-time behaviour I was pretty shocked what I was forcing on people loading the site

  • Hugulp, a Hugo + Gulp toolchain
    by Juan B. Rodriguez Tutorial
    Apr 20, 17

    Having decided on Hugo, I created a workflow that would allow me to replicate the famous Ruby on Rails Asset Pipeline. The basic premise of the Asset Pipeline is to minify, concatenate and fingerprint the assets used in your blog (images, stylesheets, scripts) so that less (and smaller in size) network requests are made by the browser.

  • Switching from WordPress to Nikola
    by Alan Pope Tutorial
    Apr 18, 17

    For a long while my personal blog has been running WordPress. Every so often I’ve looked at other options but never really been motivated to change it, because everything worked, and it was not too much effort to manage. Then I got ‘hacked’

  • Getting Hugo running on Netlify
    by Richard Littauer Tutorial
    Apr 17, 17

    Running Hugo on Netlify is satisfyingly great. You can get a static website running with almost no operating costs (unless you’re at major scale), and you’re also able to quickly deploy by pushing to GitHub, as well as getting SSL through LetsEncrypt automatically at the push of a button.

  • Powering a Website Publishing workflow with Forestry CMS and Aerobatic
    by Aerobatic Tutorial
    Apr 11, 17

    Fortunately a new breed of CMS tools that are emerging that bridge the gap — providing a slick interface for content editors but utilizing Git as the storage repository rather than a proprietary database. As we’ll see, this enables a universal deployment pipeline where changes from developers and changes from content contributors follow the same flow to production.