I've used a ton of blogging software over the years. The one thing that's given me very little pain: file-based storage, or more specifically, Markdown files. An appreciation post.: https://rusingh.com/articles/2021/02/12/markdown-appreciation/
@celia I wish there would be an easier way to write tables in markdown but besides that, it gets the job done very well in many many cases.
@celia Agreed, I've written a couple of blog engines for my own blog and they all use markdown as storage. It's so simple and I can SFTP in to edit the files directly (or SSH in and edit with nano if I'm on my phone). I do augment them with a custom header that defines tags and other attributes though. But nothing too complex.
@celia I wish there was a proper markdown frontmatter standard where you could use the same content in Jekyll, Hugo etc
@celia yes, same goes for me. And my favourite one is kirbycms. Has everything I need and a pretty neat API-implementation. 😊
@celia yes, i can understand that. For me though, I think it is reasonably priced.I don’t mind paying that amount for an a-grade product that I not only use for myself regularly, but also for customers,...and it works flawlessly. But I can understand that if there are other solutions out there with a different approach, one might look elsewhere. 😊
@celia I am big fan of markdown. It's way easier for met o write content on my page in text editor than use wysiwyg editors. I often use markdown in text files because its easy to make pdf from them :)
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