How I built this website using Pelican
I have wanted to run a data blog for a good long while now. And, like any aspiring blogger, I had various failed attempts that never got off the ground. Half the reason was that, well, writing is hard. The other half of the reason is that I can be a ridiculous control freak when it comes to digital design.
I tried Weebly (they let me use a custom domain for free), but the interface was clunky and the UI always looked cookie-cutter.
I tried Wordpress, but I couldn't get fine-grained enough control of the HTML/CSS without forking ...more ...