The primary aspect of the service is content and guidance material, so the configuration was vital for non-tech content designers to publish content more comfortably, faster and happier.
We chose Eleventy (11ty) as it seemed perfectly fitting for this type of project and projects we’ve worked on previously. 11ty is a static site generator that can be customisable in many ways to achieve the desired results. It’s also fast, well-documented, easy to work with and a pleasure to use.
We configured 11ty to make managing content easy for non-tech content designers using Markdown. Markdown is an easy-to-read and easy-to-write plain text format, preventing the need for HTML or Nunjucks involvement.
We opted for a GitHub and Netlify combination. We used GitHub for storing, managing and tracking code changes. Netlify was used to handle the build and development cycle. We also incorporated Netlify’s highly configurable form-handling technology to manage all feedback forms.