Slimming down your Hugo static site
Over the last few months, I have spent a good chunk of time working on minimizing the page load on my website. When I first redeveloped out of Wordpress. Of course, the previous site was massive; I think I was running somewhere around a 2 MB page load with all the scripts and high-resolution pictures and stuff.
Building a comment system for a static site, part 3
Adding features like antispam, comment replies, and formatting rules to a custom-built comment system.
Building a comment system for a static site, part 2
Creating and implementing a dynamic comment system for a static website using AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and DynamoDB.
Building a comment system for a static site, part 1
Brainstorming a minimum viable product and defining requirements for a dynamic comment system for a static website.
Building a static site with Hugo, Terraform, and AWS
If you’re a frequent visitor to my blog, you may notice that it has a very new look as of today. This facelift isn’t just cosmetic or just related to any personal disclosures (although I’ll admit those played a role) - I’ve actually changed the framework that the blog runs on from Wordpress to Hugo as part of my exploration of serverless computing and web hosting.