Ghost CMS is very easy to use, but the deployment overhead (maintaining db, ghost version, updates and etc) might be too much for some. Luckily, there’s a way to convert a Ghost site to static pages, which you can later host on Github pages or something similar.


  • static site engine: Hugo
  • a Ghost instance


  1. Install
  2. cd to static directory in your Hugo folder
  3. run
gssg --domain ${YOUR_GHOST_INSTANCE_URL} --dest posts --url ${YOUR_STATIC_SITE_DOMAIN_WITHOUT_TRAILING_SLASH} --subDir posts
  1. Update your hugo config to link to the above folder:
    identifier = "posts"
    name       = "Posts"
    url        = "/posts"

All done! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰