Publish Free Static Websites With Firebase, Hugo and Google Cloud Builder -- Part 2

Posted on Tue 30 April 2019 in hosting • Tagged with gcp, firebase, hugo, google-cloud-builder, tutorialLeave a comment

In Part 1, we completed our development environment, including setting up Hugo and our repo.

Here we'll publish our site to Firebase Hosting, and create the CI tools on Google Cloud Build to build and publish upon push.

Open Your Cloud Shell

In Part 1, we enhanced our cloud shell with hugo and set up our repo. In Part two, we'll use it to create the builder and configure hosting.

See the Quickstart for complete instructions

Create a Firebase Site & Configure Your Project

First, authenticate your cli

# --no-localhost let's us authenticate our cloud shell by code
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Publish Free Static Websites With Firebase, Hugo and Google Cloud Builder -- Part 1

Posted on Fri 15 February 2019 in hosting • Tagged with gcp, firebase, hugo, google-cloud-builder, tutorialLeave a comment

Static site frameworks like Hugo allow you to manage content with Markdown and publish content via scalable hosting platforms like Firebase hosting. Uptime, performance and operations cost per user can't be beat -- you can easily hit millions of pageviews for less than $10/ month

In this tutorial we'll make a production-ready personal website site, that supports multiple collaborators, built using Hugo. Moreover, we'll publish with the free-to-start Firebase Hosting CDN, and build automatically using Google Cloud Builder.

Prerequisites

  1. A Google Cloud Platform Account & Project -- You can use the free tier
  2. A Firebase project -- also free
  3. Access to the Google Cloud …
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