December 11, 2015

Setting up my website

I have a website now. Since technical stuff is fun, I thought I’d share the way I set it up.

The site is a set of statically served HTML pages. Hugo makes this really easy. Hugo is super fast and is written in Go. You can set up a few template pages and then write posts and pages in Markdown. Some layout is also done using Go templates. Running Hugo takes your templates and pages and concerts them into static HTML. The pages can then be dropped into any web accessible folder and accessed remotely. This is nice, but a few additional steps makes everything even easier:

You can take a look at all this here