Auto generate a static website after a remote push to the server.

#!/bin/bash

DOMAIN=[domain-name]
GIT_REPO=/var/repos/[repo-name].repo.git
WORKING_DIRECTORY=/tmp/$DOMAIN
PUBLIC_WWW=/var/www/$DOMAIN
BACKUP_WWW=/tmp/$DOMAIN-backup

set -e

rm -rf $WORKING_DIRECTORY
rsync -aqz $PUBLIC_WWW/ $BACKUP_WWW
trap "echo 'A problem occurred.  Reverting to backup.'; rsync -aqz --del $BACKUP_WWW/ $PUBLIC_WWW; r
m -rf $WORKING_DIRECTORY" EXIT

git clone $GIT_REPO $WORKING_DIRECTORY
git clone https://github.com/[them] $WORKING_DIRECTORY/themes/beautifulhugo
# The following section should be changed to use rsync so that it nicely updates
# the directory instead of making it blank.
rm -rf $PUBLIC_WWW/*
hugo -s $WORKING_DIRECTORY -d $PUBLIC_WWW -b "http://${DOMAIN}"
rm -rf $WORKING_DIRECTORY
git  post-receive   

How to change your git commit date after the facts

Change lastmod for Hugo when lastmod is based on git commit

stackoverflow - re-write git commit time

git filter-branch -f --env-filter \
    'if [ $GIT_COMMIT = 9fb407b47803c201725fd02c1a7406c93e5cad42 ]
     then
         export GIT_AUTHOR_DATE="Sun May 10 00:00:00 2020 +0900"
         export GIT_COMMITTER_DATE="Sun May 10 01:00:00 2020 +0900"
     fi'

Don’t forget to use –force when pushing upstream.

Push to GitHub Triggers Push to Remote

Hi. Today I would like to go over how I changed things up a bit and am now able to push my site updates to GitHub, which then pushes the updates to the live production server. This should allow me to add checks within GitHub to ensure my site it updated only if everything is correct. Though I won’t go into that here today. I will be focusing on the GitHub Action. [Read More]

Auto Update Site from a Git Push

Pushing directly from Dev Server to Remote Production

Hi,

For a little while now I have been thinking about moving my personal blog to a self-hosted service. One of the options I have been considering is Linode.

As part of this idea. I wanted to see how I might be able to automate some of the processes. This is just a write up on one of my ideas so far.

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