In recent posts, I’ve talked about migrating from Grav to Hugo, at a high level. Before I get down into the detail of setting up the new solution - I need to spend a little time on the changes you will need to make along the way for your content to be compatible with Hugo. If you are migrating to Hugo from a different platform than Grav, the changes required are likely to be different, but may be similar to those that I experienced.

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Hugo Costs - An Update

In my last post - I discussed my pending move of one of my websites from Grav on Azure WebApps to Hugo in Azure Storage Static Websites to optimise my costs. I’ve yet to update my blog itself - or blog about the process of doing so. But, a quick update on costs. Early days as I moved my community website over to the new solution on 11th December, a mere 4 days ago.

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From the beginning, the intention was to minimise the cost outlay, whilst still using and learning about Azure and I promised to keep you up to date on my experience, what worked, what didn’t etc. So, fast forward several months, how has it been? The Good At this point I should stress that I have a lot of love for Grav - it’s massively powerful, flexible, extensible and on a decent machine it’s fast and responsive.

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In my last post, Grav in Azure part 7 - Backup Solutions, I discussed backup options for a grav blog running on a D1 WebApp instance, and other possible automation opportunities.

I left off on my last post considering the use of Git-Sync to allow not only continuous deployment (which WebApps already provides - it’s how I publish already), but also backup, pushing changed files back up to the git repository (for example, if I were to write posts in the Grav Admin console, or upgrade the grav software from the admin console).

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This is the personal blog of Graham Gold, covering all aspects of tech that interest me both personally and professionally. To see more about me visit my About Me page.

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