Blog hosting advice request

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/emacs

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  • blog

    My GitHub blog (by rougier)

    or use a GitHub repository as a blog: https://github.com/rougier/blog

  • org2blog

    Blog from Org mode to WordPress.

    Org2Blog: Write in org-mode and upload to WordPress, this extension has gotten a recent update. One of the big benefits of this is that you can write in an org-subtree (reminds me sorta scrivener binder) which gives you a broader perspective on your blog, easy navigating, and easy to make multi-part posts. It is one of the only blogging tools that I know that does this. It also provides a menu which is very helpful. cost: $0 (if you host on wordpress.com) features: you get all the benefits of WordPress

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • weblorg

    Static Site Generator for Emacs

    Weblorg: static site generator built on pure emacs-lisp. cost: $0 (if you host on GitHub, GitLab, or Netlify) features: If you want to leverage the benefits you have on emacs-lisp you can easily do it, people have built interesting things like org-webring and blog planet (see this website for example)

  • bpe

    Post blog article of org-mode to Blogger from Emacs (by yuutayamada)

    Yep, same experience I had. There is a help bubble on there somewhere for external applications that says it will need to be reviewed which takes 4-6 weeks and up to $15K!! I was ignoring that hoping I could get something to work first at least as a proof of concept then maybe create register for workspaces, switch to internal, add testers... and then I realized how much effort that was and just quit. It wasn't worth it to me to pursue. I did find this project: https://github.com/yuutayamada/bpe but I didn't test it because it looked like it was using an external tool (googlecl) and I was trying to avoid using external tools if I could. Using an external tool means my configuration is less portable since I would need the same tools an any computer I decided to buy in the future or if I were borrowing one, or something. A minor thing really, I suppose. It doesn't help that I haven't found recent information on googlecl, the pypy page looks like it was updated a decade ago for example.

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