Hosting Web site on IPFS

IPFS is one of popular topics for netmag.ml. We decided to go forward and publish our site on IPFS. Lets take a closer look on how is publishing to IPFS done. Advantages of IPFS IPFS is global distributed filesystem. Its main function is to store and distribute static content. Content can be replicated, deduplicated and is identified by secure hash. IPFS can be used for hosting static web sites. Dynamic sites needs to include fragments from servers outside IPFS. [Read More]

Monitor availability of your website

Its important to know if your website is running properly and if not then consider to switch service providers. Switching providers is quite simple and nothing to be feared of. From my experience it is uproductive to discuss performance problems with your current service provider. They are not interested in doing anything as long as you pay. Don’t be afraid to move. First we need to collect some performance data. We are most interested in average response time and uptime. [Read More]

How is this site done

This blog is created using so called JAM Stack. Its combination of static pages created from markup language, client side javascript and external service usually returning JSON payload. In our case. Markup language used is MarkDown and static pages are created using Hugo. Source Markup files are edited in FAR and stored in Git repository which is pushed to Gitlab hosting service. You can preview your site locally using hugo server and pointing your browser at http://localhost:1313/. [Read More]