This post was originally published on July 2, 2020 on my blog.
Hi friends - hope you're doing well this morning!
Yesterday was such a wonderfully productive day - I kind of felt like that gif of that cat tapping away wildly at the computer - you know which one I'm talking about!
As I mentioned, I'm practicing constraining all podcast production work to one day of the week so that I don't get bogged down with it all the other days. I think it'll be good - looking forward to seeing how it works out.
Tomorrow I'm going to start getting my bearings on working with Eleventy as a static site generator. I'm wanting to use it to transfer one website I have (So You Think You Can France website) over from Squarespace to being one I host on my own and built with Eleventy.
Eventually, I'll also probably end up building a more full-service Ladies Code Collective site with Eleventy. I was considering going with Squarespace for that instead, but after a bit of tinkering yesterday (in Squarespace), I just wasn't happy with not having the most control over all functionality of the site, so I'm probably going to go that one alone as well.
Disclaimer: I'm a huge fan of Squarespace for out-of-the-box functionality, especially when you don't have too much experience yet with developing your own sites. I think, though, that at a certain point, it becomes a bit too limiting when you want to be able to have a hand in all parts of developing your own websites.
I think that's all from me for today! Have a good one and just remember to put one foot in front of the other - step by step, breath by breath.
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