Latest Showcase Sites

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Contentful 10 Github Pages 17 Hugo 78 Jekyll 263 Metalsmith 41 Middleman 49
Imgix 2 Cloudinary 2 Cloudinary-to-Hugo Serverless Post Scheduler 1 Isso Disqus 2
  • Implementing a Series in Hugo
    by Joe Sacher Tutorial
    Aug 03, 17

    In converting my Pelican blog over to Hugo, I needed to learn a new templating system. I miss a few things that Pelican did, like categories based on folders and not front matter. However, I can see advantages of allowing more organization in these folders, without affecting final position on the web.

  • Creating a Blog with Gatsby
    by Dustin Schau Tutorial
    Jul 27, 17

    Gatsby is an incredible static site generator that allows for React to be used as the underlying rendering engine to scaffold out a static site that truly has all the benefits expected in a modern web application.

  • 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