Also, and I hate to say this, comparing page load times for a static site on the one hand and WordPress + a page caching plugin on the other makes little sense. In both cases, you’re loading static HTML.
> You can achieve the same performance by putting a great CDN like Cloudflare on top of WordPress, and your life will be infinitely easier when you want to add dynamic features like a store or comments.
@jrtashjian I’ve used SSGs for smallish sites and they’re incredibly cool. I’ve been wanting to use one on my own site, but just can’t justify the effort. I want to be able to receive and send out webmentions, like every time I publish a post, and without the need for a 3rd-party service. I need a database for that. Or an incredibly convoluted “static” solution. If the goal really is “speed,” then NGINX will do. Or WP Super Cache.
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