Actually, you know what? I’ve slept on it and I’m just gonna build my own solution. Because I can.

A full CMS? I'd be intrigued to see what you come up with. I just stick to flat-file options at the moment - they're always so much simpler!

@mynamesleon Not a full cms. IMHO if you want a great CMS without a database is the way to go.

I'm going to build something that will create a static website for me. Files in -> HTML out.

I've not tried Grav for a couple of years - I probably ought to take a look at it again. I use Statamic for my own site, and Kirby for another. I've still not tried any static site generators though.

@mynamesleon The thing is: a CMS is overkill for most of the sites out there. If I'm running a simple blog with posts written in markdown why would I need a CMS? Same for a simple one-pager.

As an example check out this page I built for my wife: (source:

Looks a lot like those one page cms themes. Why use that though? Static HTML will be get the job done and will perform better...

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