STATIC WEBSITE GENERATORS
Static Website Generators
In the early days of the internet, static site generators were websites, period. As the technology evolved – the interaction between companies and consumers needed to be dynamic; providing real time communication between both enterprise partners and customers.
Static site generators are experiencing a resurgence as a popular alternative to content management systems (CMS) such as Wordpress. Static sites take content that is typically stored in files, as opposed to SQL databases and apply it against templates. Therefore generating a structure of static HTML files that are ready to be delivered to the end user. This is true regardless if you use Magento, Jekyll, Pelican, Hyde, Harp, Hammer or Middleman as the generator platform for your static website.
Depending on your application – a static site could be the perfect website for you in today’s age, depending on how frequently you are updating content and the level of interaction you require between your customers and your company.
If you are curious if a static site is right for your business or already know you need one, please reach out to us. We are experts in Ruby, Python, PHP, markdown, HTML and CSS and have been using Static site generators since their inception in the 90’s.
Benefits of Static Sites include:
- Faster load times than their CMS counterparts.
- Reduced server load.
- Can handle surges in traffic much more effectively.
- Provide an inherent level of protection against DDoS attacks