That’s why it’s not news that this blog, like many others, is hosted right there. And the reason is not because it’s “cool” but much more concrete and venal.
One of the goals I set for myself was to not make it a living expense, so I chose the HUGO + GitHub Pages combo, a choice I would make again today! For once I can pat myself on the shoulder 🙂.
I later thought that in order to have a better SEO and more association between this blog and me, it would be good to have some custom domains.
I got the domains from ()register.it and I chose to use the DNS service from Cloudflare so after I configured the DNS records to support custom domains by having the apex and
www point to the
At this point although the Pages section of the repo settings reset the flag on the correctness of the DNS records set the message immediately below informed me that the domain was not properly configured
If you’re configuring an apex domain make sure there are no other
ALIASrecords listed on the apex.
If you’re configuring a subdomain,
wwwor otherwise, make sure there are no other
CNAMErecords on that same subdomain.
Somewhat discouraged, I removed the
www record and despite the documentation and the appearance of this warning
(sorry but I forgot to capture the screen 🙏 so I retrieved it from an issue where I found out that other people had the same headache as me)