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The thing that always pulls me back to wordpress is the ease of creation and hosting. Drag an image into your text, and pop it's uploaded, hosted, and linked to. Write something in the interface and bam it's online and reliable. Every static site generator I've played with (And there have been TONS), solves 80% of the problem.

I'd love an app that gave me that ease of hosting and creation and generated a static site from there (hook it up to an S3 bucket or something). I'd pay for sure.

Currently I'm using Nginx w/ SSIs for lightly dynamic sites. Works well enough and is very very simple.




Have you tried Webhook?

http://www.webhook.com/


Lest you close it after seeing the dollar sign like I did:

Keep reading, it's just the optional hosting that's paid, the software itself is open source.




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