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Discussion on: Add posts to your static site in 20 lines of code

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Tom Anderson Author

I think the native Stackbit <--> integration is awesome for those who just want to get up and running with a blog. The only thing that holds me back is not being able to build it from the ground up, which means it may have extra code-bloat that I don't need/want. (I'm a huge fan of the KISS Principle)

It may be useful to check out one of these 11ty tutorials: or

They may give you a bit more of a "from the beginning" view on how 11ty approaches Static Site generation. Once you get to grips with the whole template --> content --> static page concept, adding data into the mix ( template --> data --> content --> static page(s) ) as above becomes a little easier!