They want to use square space and obvisouly I would like them to create a static page, but it's a hard sell to non-technical people, who just want their website up fast.
I guess I'm looking for a simple hosted static site cms?
@rostiger github pages with simple html files in the repo :)
@neauoire The bar is much lower. Git? Repositories? No dice.
@rostiger They could just use the interface, never using anything other than the web client stuff to make their edit, it's somewhat similar to the WYSIWIG editor of squarespace.
I'm not saying they should learn to use git in the terminal. But creating a new repo, activating github-pages, has to be easier than creating a new category in squarespace.
@rostiger Take a look at forestry.io. Setup still takes a bit but it can put an easy editor on a static site.
@rostiger blot.im is super simple
@rostiger hehe then i think sutty.nl fits that well :)
@rostiger if they just really want their website up fast, i guess there's not really an alternative that could "compete" with the speed and "professional-looking" design of those kinds of tools
but if they have other values, maybe something like https://sutty.nl/en could help? a GUI-based wrapper (and hosting service) around jekyll, i think
@chirrolafupa Looks interesting! The spanish sign up page will be hard to sell though. Seems like it's still pretty young?
@chirrolafupa @rostiger hi! thanks! the panel is translated to english but you can only change if after registration, also we can do it for you if you want to test it. the platform is gratis to use as long as you agree to our code of conduct and we're adding features with donations and commisioned projects. feedback is also really useful and welcome. we're in argentina, hence our focus in spanish
Yes! Thanks for bringing it back up on my radar! I actually might be able to sell this one (or at least I would like to)!
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