Notes for Replacing Wordpress by Hugo

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1 What you loose

  • Comments
    • Replacement may be disqus
  • Search function
    • Replacement may be google site search or another se.
  • Automatic publishing at a specified time
    • Can be replaced by cron and automatic generation of the static website
  • Versioning of articles
    • Can be replaced by git for the blog for future changes. All old versions are lost when exporting to hugo.
  • Loose all current drafts (?)
  • Pingbacks to other blogs
  • Pingbacks from other blogs


2 What you get

  • Git for your blog :)
  • No Database needed, no more DB backups
  • No PHP needed
  • Static HTML and JavaScript :)
  • No security holes
  • Can be uploaded to almost any hoster.