2015/Brighton/getting-started

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Getting Started was a session at IndieWebCamp Brighton 2015.

Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/getting-started


Participants

  • ... add yourself if you were here!

Notes

Hosting

  • Heroku $7/mo
  • Github Pages - free, limited functionality
  • Surge.sh
  • Webfraction
  • Indie Hosters - sysadmin for the helpz
  • Linode
  • Dream host
  • Digital Ocean - maybe more complex to use - $5/mo
  • in case you need BIG machines in EU area, hetzner.de, OVH

see also: web_hosting

Software

  • Static site generators
  • on-the-fly parsers from static content
    • getgrav.org - Static on the fly parser (has skeletons and pre-built examples, php5.3+ only, no need for database, markdown + yaml files as data )
  • File-based CMSs
    • Kirby (getkirby.com, one time fee)
  • Dynamic CMSs ( requires database ) -> http://indiewebcamp.com/wordpress
    • WordPress (open source, mysql only )
    • Drupal (open source)
    • Joomla (open source) (D'oh)
    • Craft CMS
    • Perch (http://grabaperch.com/ £50 one time license payment)
    • Known (withknown.com $10 a month, $100 a year)
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