Serving your static site
Once you've run the
pelican command to generate
your static site, you'll want to see what it looks like.
To do this, you need to run a simple HTTP server -
(Now you can see the advantage of a static site.)
Run a simple HTTP server with python, which has a built-in HTTP server that can be run from the command line.
Run the server from the
which contains the static content for your site.
$ cd pelican/output/ $ python -m http.server # serve content on localhost:8000 $ python -m http.server 8888 # serve content on localhost:8888
Now navigate to
in your browser to view your static site.