Do you use the best static site tech stack?
Pure HTML pages are the fastest website around. However, server-side scripting languages enable richer functionality. Static sites solve this problem by providing the best of both worlds. Static sites are
- Easy to use
On the other hand, complex functionality can be a bit more limited and time consuming to implement.
Here are some popular static site generators:
|Data Handling||GraphQL||Fully customisable||Fully customisable||GraphQL||Fully customisable||Source code data files|
|Data Sources||Filesystems, CMS, APIs, Databases, Local files||Fully customisable||Fully customisable||Source Plugins, APIs, Local files||Fully customisable||Local files|
|GitHub Pages Integration||Seamless deployment via config files||Requires setup||Deployment via GitHub Actions||Seamless deployment via config files||Deployment via GitHub Actions||Works out of the box|
|Netlify CMS integration||✅||✅||✅||✅||✅||✅|
There are a few hosting options to choose from including: