W dniu 06.09.2021 o 21:57, Ilmari Lauhakangas pisze:
A quick thought that I just had concerns the redirections. When
switching from the previous CMS to a new one I actually hooked the
popular old URLs into the new site structure so the thousands existing
links on the websites that we don't have control over would not point to
a non-existing content. Would that be possible after the upcoming change?
On 6.9.2021 19.52, Brett Cornwall wrote:
On 2021-09-06 15:18, Rhoslyn Prys wrote:
Hmmm, that looks pretty technical to me...
Any chance of doing something nice and easy in WordPress or similar?
Just asking :-)
I cannot speak for those owning this project.
Hugo is most certainly a much simpler solution from a maintenance
perspective. Wordpress (and similar CMSes) is a nightmare to maintain
and always devolves into a mess of plugins (that everyone is too
afraid to change/deactivate for fear of breaking the site), custom
PHP snippets galore, horrible WYSIWYG battles, and a general feeling
of dread for ever updating/changing Wordpress. So long as reliance on
libreoffice.org's maintainability and performance (and likely SEO).
As for Git, this technical barrier is a downside for those
unfamiliar: Those in charge of content may very well not be
comfortable with Git. I should hope that the owners of this project
solicited feedback from those in charge of the site content. It's
important that they are comfortable with such a workflow.
If it weren't for merge conflicts and other VCS-isms I would argue
that learning simple markdown files + a Git GUI would be miles
simpler that learning how to use Wordpress... :)
Yep, Brett gets where the idea to try a static site generator came from.
The editors for the English language site have been mostly TDF
After looking into Hugo, I learned that a lot of our friends are
already using it:
- KDE websites
- FOSDEM 2021 virtual booth system
- Indonesian LibreOffice sites https://github.com/libreofficeid
So we see that one local LibreOffice community already preferred a
static site generator.
As I mentioned in an earlier message, there are many opportunities to
improve the online Gerrit editor from the perspective of web content
editing and the improvements would benefit LibreOffice developers as
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