A simple static blog powered by next.js
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Next Static Blog

Start static then go server rendered when you need to

A simple static blog powered by next.js.

Before Using

This repo could be a good starting place for your simple Next.js powered static site. That said, there are other options out there that are more extensible, well maintained, and battle tested than this repo. Check them out: https://myles.github.io/awesome-static-generators/

Getting Started

  • Fork this repo
  • yarn
  • Edit config/index.js to your liking.
    • Get the best experience with config by adding a plugin to your text editor that will surface flow errors. This will ensure you're providing the expected types for your config values.
  • yarn dev
  • Write! 📝


  • Create a .md file in posts.
  • Add front matter separated by --- and the body of the post in markdown below:
title: Title
slug: slug
author: Your Name
date: 2017-6-10 15:00 PDT
  - tags
  - go here
## Post
Use markdown to _write_ your post
Here's some code:
const a = 'thing';
  • While writing, run yarn dev to see your post live reload when saved.
  • Re-run yarn export to build your new site.

Default Build

screen shot 2017-08-25 at 2 26 18 pm

Updating Next Static

Currently Next Static is not packaged an distributed on NPM. In order to receive updates you will need to do something like this:

  • Inside the your fork git remote add upstream git@github.com:infiniteluke/next-static.git
  • git merge upstream master
  • To the extent that you hack Next Static, you will need to resolve merge conflicts.
  • I'm open to ideas on how to best package this and make the update process as simple as bumping versions.