I need to quickly set up a blog to help share some neighbourly information. NetlifyCMS is my friend. Go to https://www.netlifycms.org/ Click “Get Started” Choose to start with a Hugo Site Starter (since that’s what I’m familiar with); also available are Gatsby, Middleman and Preact. Click “Deploy to Netlify” (where I already have an account) Provide access to my Gitlab account A few minutes later, I have a deployed barebones site, with the content stored under version control in Gitlab.
I decided to migrate this website from Wordpress to Hugo for two reasons: Static websites are faster than database-driven Static websites are cheaper Here’s how I did it. 1. Decide Whether Leaving WordPress Is Possible 3 Things to consider before leaving Wordpress Search Forms plugins 1.1 Search https://gohugo.io/tools/search/ details various options for adding search to your Hugo website. 1.2 Forms My preferred site for hosting is currently Netlify.