re: How do you convince a client to a static website? VIEW POST


So far, clients asked me to build them a static website.

I have built websites on Jekyll, Middleman, Hugo, and Hexo. I cannot say which one is my favorite, but I must admit that Hugo is fast.

Here's my two cents:
If you are using Netlify, you could add code snippets, like tracking snippets, right from Settings -> Build & deploy -> Post processing -> Snippet injection:

Post processing — Snippet injection


I fully agree with you, but I'd rather Hexo. It's more flexible than Hugo. Jekyll is very popular, because it's supported by github, but it's slower than Hexo and Hugo. I would also like to try a GatsbyJs that becomes more popular


Well, sometimes you cannot choose. I am using Hexo for my website, but if a client wants a website on Hugo than you build the website on Hugo.

Also, I don't know which one is more flexible, but I managed to fulfill all client's requirements no matter which generator is in use. If you have problems, the community will help you. For example, I had a problem, posted it on Hugo Discourse, and got an answer in minutes.

You are absolutely right. But if you do your own projects you don't need a clients ideas)) And that's why I like Hexo. It's more friendly with themes and plugins ;)

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