Export blog

Mataroa allows you to export your blog posts into a zip archive that you can directly use to self-host your website. We support three options:

Redirect

If you're retiring your mataroa blog, we can also redirect to your new domain. You can configure this in the bottom field of your blog settings.

Zola

Zola is a static site generator similar to Hugo.

To install Zola see here. To use after downloading the zip archive:

  1. cd into the directory
  2. run zola serve
  3. go to http://127.0.0.1:1111 in your browser

Ready!

You can also host it for free on a number of platforms. There are how-to guides on getzola.org for Netlify, GitHub Pages, GitLab Pages, Vercel, Cloudflare Pages, and one can also use sourcehut pages.

Hugo

Hugo is a very popular and reliable open source static site generator.

To install Hugo see here. To use after downloading the zip archive:

  1. cd into the directory
  2. run hugo server
  3. go to http://127.0.0.1:1313 in your browser

Ready!

You can also host it for free on a number of platforms. There in a large numner of guides on gohugo.io including Netlify, GitHub, GitLab, Render, and many others.