Hugo website on GitLab Pages

August 6, 2017


How we created a static website with Hugo and hosted it on GitLab Pages with our custom domain secured with a SSL/TLS certificate, for free. With Hugo + GitLab Pages + Let’s Encrypt you get: Static website generator. Auto-deploy on checkin. Free hosting. Custom domain AND secured with SSL/TLS encryption. Free Let’s Encrypt certificate. Previously we had setup our website on GitHub but with one major drawback: Github Pages doesn’t currently support SSL/TLS certificates with a custom domain. ... 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 Pages you get: Static website generator. Auto-deploy on checkin. Free hosting. Custom domain (not secured with SSL/TLS encryption). With GitHub Pages your URL options are: 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. ... Read more

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