After being somewhat inspired by the latest blog post by @kev (, I wrote a very basic guide for setting up a cheap, performance-focused WordPress blog:

@uglyduck @kev Why did you choose to switch to WordPress instead of using a static site generator and host? I had a cheap cpanel host with WordPress and it made things more confusing for no reason.
I switched to a static site on the cpanel host before I used github pages and it was much better.

@jason123santa @kev Just the ease of use really. Having a whole build system seemed overkill for my personal blog. The flexibility of logging into any machine and being able to write is nice.


@uglyduck @jason123santa plus, contrary to what some people say, Gutenberg is glorious to write with IMO.

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