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In my recent posts, I spent a lot of time talking about Hugo and Static Websites in Azure.

I've now finished converting the content from this existing blog over to Hugo, underpinned by:

  • Azure Static Websites
  • Azure Storage
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Functions
  • Cloudflare CDN

It's now avail...

In my last post. I demonstrated how to create a static website using the Azure Portal.

However, many of those steps are much quicker using the Azure CLI.

For today's post, I'll show you how to do just that.

First, login to your azure account at and click on the cloudshell...


As you may or may not be aware, Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper (Pixel Robots) came up with the awesome idea for Azure Advent Calendar which you can follow via the #azureadventcalendar on Twitter and via the YouTube channel.

The premise is that the Azure community submit a video...

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In recent posts, I've talked about migrating from Grav to Hugo, at a high level.

Before I get down into the detail of setting up the new solution - I need to spend a little time on the changes you will need to make along the way for your content to be compatible...

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In my last post - I discussed my pending move of one of my websites from Grav on Azure WebApps to Hugo in Azure Storage Static Websites to optimise my costs.

I've yet to update my blog itself - or blog about the process of doing so.

But, a quick updat...

If you've been reading my blog from the beginning, you'll know that my blog runs on the Grav CMS in an Azure webapp.

From the beginning, the intention was to minimise the cost outlay, whilst still using and learning about Azure and I promised to keep you up to date on my experience, what wor...