[HacktionLab] mark up + template -> html (was Drupocalypse v3 Can it ever stop)
us2cool at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 12:02:37 UTC 2018
I run drupal sites but let's face it, drupal is dead
you can run wordpress headless / just as a CMS without using the templating
engine. It's as versatile as you want it to be and it is actually maintained
On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 12:56 PM, Kate Dawson <k4t at 3msg.es> wrote:
> There are quite a lot of static HTML generators out there.
> They work really well for sites, that don't require dynamic
> applications. As a plus point, it's really cheap to host ( as no
> database/php/ruby ... whatever ) is required on the hosting side, and
> also sites will be fast to render on the server side.
> So .. if you've got a brochure site.. About Us/What we do/Example
> action1/Example Action 2/Contact Us(Corporate Social details) etc.. it
> will work great; and you can offload all the dynamic stuff to the
> corporates ( e.g commenting, contact stuff ).
> Markdown is very simple to learn, it's fast to write. Add twitter cards/
> facebook opengraph metadata to the template. Publish to gitlab pages;
> share on
> social media. You can even edit the markdown using the text editor in
> It's definitely a viable alternative to spinning up a wordpress or other
> dynamic app for simple websites.
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 08:58:26AM +0100, mickfuzz at clearerchannel.org
> > Don't let this stop you Mike! ( I know it won't)
> > But what's a better solution now for amateur creators?
> > I heard about jeckle or something to convert mark up to html
> > so learning mark up is doable right?
> > and using git web interface to write the markup
> > and then and active period
> > and then deploy and forget with URI s that do change.
> > What would people suggest as a tool set to do that. ?
> > Mick
> > On 27/04/18 08:18, Mike Harris wrote:
> > > On 2018-04-26 23:36, Kate Dawson wrote:
> > >>
> > >
> > > I think that's more than OK, and have the same problem with hosting
> > > ancient web sites that are not maintained by their owners. I end up
> > > maintaining them myself, for free. It's not worth it.
> > >
> > > (note to self: stop doing this).
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