José Abell's research blog

Site now powered by pelican!

I finally completed the transition from WordPress to Pelican. The moment was right. Pelican is more appropriate for me as it is much simpler to manage (I host my own webpage), more flexible in terms of what I can do with the blog, requires no php or database knowledge.

Pelican is a python powered static HTML generator. I set-up a heierarchy of folders where I store my content. Web content is generated using the Markdown text syntax. Pelican uses these markdown files and the folder structure to generate the website HTML.

Static HTML has some advantages over a database with …