Wordpress to Hugo

August 2, 2017

How we migrated a Wordpress blog to a Hugo generated website (and hosted it on GitHub Pages for free), without too much fuss. Part 1: Export from Wordpress to Hugo format: Being on the free tier of Wordpress, it was not possible to run any of the excellent looking tools that [hugo recommends] (https://gohugo.io/tools/migrations/). So instead we opted to use the wp2hugo.go tool to process the downloaded export file from Wordpress into markdown files, as explained [here] (https://eklausmeier. ... Read more

Hugo website hosted on GitHub Pages

August 2, 2017

How we created a static website using Hugo and hosted it on GitHub Pages, for free. With Hugo + GitHub Pagesyou get: Static website generator. Auto-deploy on checkin. Free hosting. Custom domain (not secured with SSL/TLS encryption). With GitHub Pages your URL optionsare: Encrypted sub domain of GitHub Pages, for example: https://mygitname.github.io/mywebsite. Unencrypted custom domain, for example: http://mycustomdomain. If you want to use a custom domain and SSL/TSL encryption, consider using GitLab instead: see blog post [Hugo website hosted on GitLab Pages] (/post/hugo-website-on-gitlabpages/). ... Read more

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