Static site generator Hugo doesn’t allow URLs without trailing slashes

 
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I checked out Hugo – a fast static site generator. Why use a static site generator? Because why would the server have to rebuild the page for every visitor instead of building it once? Especially, if content doesn’t change often. A static site generator compiles the website once and it’s served much faster to visitors.

Anyways, while Hugo seems like a great product, there’s one downside:

As of beginning of 2017, there is no support for removing trailing slashes from URLs, because every page generated by Hugo is a folder with an index.html. No mod_rewrite or anything.

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iA Writer 4 – Why use it?

 
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I use iA Writer for almost all writing. Three reasons:

  1. iA Writer feels right. This is the most important point. I like the interface, the font, the simplicity.
  2. iA Writer works with raw text files. This lets me process files with Marked 2 or any other Markdown editor. It’s especially important if you run a blog with Jekyll or some other blog engine that converts Markdown to HTML itself.
  3. Auto-saves all files in its library, so nothing is lost. Although sometimes my files get a bit unorganized.

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