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The Netlify CMS documentation is colocated with the open source repository but hosted from an entirely different repository for the website. Keeping these two repositories in sync is easy with the help of Serverless webhooks and Netlify Continuous Deployment.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Stefan Judis and Rouven Wessling to discuss Contentful, a developer friendly API-first CMS.
We are excited to announce new additions to our features, Teams functionality, and a new family of plans that include an (even more) awesome free tier!
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Vincent Voyer and Emily Hayman to discuss Algolia, a hosted search as a service.
While Netlify CMS has enough functionality for many sites out of the box, some sites are going to need a setup geared specifically for their use case. This post is the first in a series designed to give a straightforward look at extending the CMS - starting with creating custom widgets.
Georges and Charles show that with Snipcart, a shopping cart that can be injected into a website with just a few lines of code.
Last month we hosted the first ever JAMstack focused conference, and are happy to share the videos for those who were unable to attend.
Matt Biilmann and Chris Bach joined the show to talk about JAMstack, Netlify CMS, how open source drives standards, and 10x-ing the speed of Smashing Magazine.
In this countdown, we will review the top ten static website generators of 2017 so far.
Picking a good user interface typeface is not an easy task — here's some of our explorations and decisions for the new chapter of our app.
Explore tips, tools, and best practices on accessibility on the modern web.
GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. I will walk through setting up GraphQL in a React project that saves notes on interesting open source projects using Graphcool as a GraphQL backend as a service and Apollo as a …
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Johannes Schickling and Eli Williamson to discuss Graphcool, a flexible backend platform combining GraphQL & AWS Lambda.
Move your Jekyll site from GitHub Pages to Netlify in just a few steps!
When individuals or businesses opt to use CDN services, their primary goal is to provide a delightful experience to website visitors. Ensuring a fast loading website, despite the distance between access point of the visitor and server where the website is hosted became a thing of utmost …
You can configure redirects and rewrite rules for your Netlify site by adding a _redirects file to the root of your site folder (note, if you’re running a build command, the _redirects file should end up in the folder you’re deploying. It’s not enough to have on in the root of your …
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Ryan Scott Brown and David Wells to examine the rise of Functions as a Service (FaaS).
Adding search to JAMstack sites is a new thing for me but not a new thing for Algolia. Algolia is a hosted search tool that provides lightning fast search results. I decided to give Algolia a try for our new Netlify CMS documentation and discovered their DocSearch solution.
Getting started is often the easy part, but staying consistent is where most aspiring bloggers fall short. At Netlify we sought out to help solve this with an open source solution, Netlify CMS.
resolvePromiseProperties allows you to take an object which has promises as some of its properties and get a promise that resolves to an object where all the promises are replaced with their resolved value.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Sashko Stubailo and Jonas Helfer from Meteor to discuss Apollo, a set of tools developed to make GraphQL easier to use.
Upgrading and testing Hugo 0.20 and any future release.
How to set up Password protection for specific deploys
Today we are going to address the color palette chosen to paint our backgrounds, our buttons, which gives our app it's look and feel.
We're looking for another support engineer to join our team!
Discuss Free Code Camp’s ‘self study together’ approach that has grown their community
Cloudflare can do lots of great things for websites, but Netlify's features can make a pairing of the two redundant.
Kicking off this Design Series with our grid system — the building blocks, the scale that will be used to make a lot of layout decisions, keep a coherent look throughout the app, and make implementation a lot more simple.
A CMS that is open-source but fully-featured and production-ready, that’s as easy to customize as it is to use, and that developers and content editors can build a community around.
There was a modern web renaissance taking place and Smashing planned to be a part of it. After learning their site could be 6x faster if they took advantage of a global CDN, Smashing made the decision to choose the JAMstack and partnered with Netlify to get the job done.
With our new User Interface, some elements were moved around. Here's how you perform a Manual Deploy.
We are beginning to roll out the first of many iterations to our app‘s user interface.
Regularly I see posts on Twitter and Medium about how a clever developer used a hand-built script to build and deploy their websites using git. I applaud the effort and determination but want to mention all others that this doesn't have to be the norm.
Learn about a few ways that distributed systems can communicate.
Your DNS Setup can have a great effect on performance and DDoS resilience.
Learn about the ins and outs of caching at Netlify.
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Daniel Olson, Lead Developer at J2 Design and Shinichi Nishikawa, WordPress enthusiast and key reviewer in WordPress.org’s Theme Review Team.
Learn how to use Netlify's Playground to test your header rules.
Taking the right steps during the start of web development can result in faster, less bloated, scalable and more secure sites.
A chat on isomorphic rendering in the JAMstack and the staggering performance improvements.
Background and preventive measures for our Feb 2 Origin Outage
There’s no reason to have a massive, unwieldy CMS with a database or a fancy isomorphic monolith when you could have a fast, secure and beautiful static site. But how can you decide if a new site is right for you?
Tips for setup & configuration of a new Netlify site
Progressive Web Apps have everyone interested in improving React's performance and footprint.
Setting up cookies is something pretty trivial in web development. In this post I walk through the process doing it in React.
Locked Deploys help you keep stable versions of your sites in production.