Here’s the cool thing about static sites - they are static! This means that they are easy to deploy and inexpensive to host. You can host a static site on any web server that serves static files, In this article I’ll break down a few different hosting options for static sites. TL;DR Netlify is free and especially awesome for static sites.
Wordpress powers around 25% of the world’s websites and has a rich ecosystem of themes, plugins, community support and hosting options. It is often my go-to recommendation when helping friends who want to deploy a website and I have built several Wordpress sites for clients. But, it’s 2018 and I want to build my site with a static site generator.