As websites continue to evolve to display more and more content, the web development industry has come up with new ways to upgrade the process of maintaining sites more productive. We have witnessed an advancement from creating a number of individual files by hand to a system where repeated sets of code could be included automatically. Web servers could complete that task anytime a request for a resource was received by applying templates, loops, and logic, able to return a page view as soon as it was requested. This is where static site generators come in.
Static site generators (SSG) have pretty much the same function. They apply data and content to templates and create a view of a page that can be displayed to the site audience. Continue reading