Timmer’s Blog

This is Marius Timmer’s personal blog with reports on events I attended or posts about technical and political topics that currently interest me.

Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that German is my mother tongue which is why most of my posts are written in German. But sometimes I feel the urge to be more international. You should be warned that my English isn’t the best.

Back to Hugo

Current Situation For almost two years now, my blog has been running on VuePress. I wrote about it when I made the switch. At work, we were increasingly using Vue in the frontend and also began to use it for individual small documentations. I still think it is generally a superb solution for this purpose. That’s why I switched from Hugo back then. Biggest Drawback for the blogging purpose From the beginning, using it for my blog was somewhat of a workaround.

Switch from Hugo to VitePress

Hugo was good Nearly six years ago, I finally said goodbye to WordPress and switched to a static site generator called Hugo. It was the perfect solution as it eliminated all the security risks associated with WordPress in one fell swoop, and also dramatically increased the performance of the blog due to the resulting static website. Another significant advantage was that I could write my posts in Markdown, which automatically generated more attractive output.

Hello world

Hello world! After some consideration about whether it really makes sense to continue writing my small blog in handwritten HTML files, I decided that it might be a good idea to switch to a static website generator. That’s why I’ve now opted for Hugo. In the coming time, it will become clear whether and how much better Hugo is. It’s also nice that I can finally use simple Markdown here. Although I’ve noticed that with this theme, the following elements do not work in the preview or overview of the posts: