Creating a Website with Grav

Trying out a flat-file CMS

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A big part of my job is running a team that builds websites for academic departments at Stanford. I’m pretty comfortable building websites, but at work we exclusively build on Drupal. I wanted to try out a different CMS.

Grav is one of the many flat-file CMSs out there. I decided to go with Grav since it seemed to have one of the more robust admin interfaces. The admin plugin made editing more like a CMS I’m used to and less like pushing code up to GitHub. Ultimately, I used the site to announce to my team my wife and I were having a baby, so this project has a lot of good memories.

I’ve since moved the website to GitLab Pages, but you can still see the end result

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