How does a noob create an absurdly simple blog that they can own forever?

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  • chocolate

    A *very* simple static site generator. (by rael9)

    Either straight HTML and CSS, or a static site generator. I made a super simple one called Chocolate ( that I use for my site but there are many out there. But if you like wysiwyg then just grab an html editor and make it in that. It’ll load faster than most sites these days.

  • eleventy 🕚⚡️

    A simpler site generator. Transforms a directory of templates (of varying types) into HTML.

    I had similar goals for my blog, including markdown for post content. I ended up using11ty which I am still really happy with:

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • here you go:

  • Starter-Kit-V4-Eleventy

    Complete Website kit built in eleventy with a working blog that connects to Netlify CMS in a few clicks

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