Gatsby is a static site generator based on React.

What this practically means is that you can create a great website that is super fast, but still allows you to code in the best UI Framework (React) to customize and create powerful components.

It has a great ecosystem and is very popular. In fact, the React team uses Gatsby for their docs pages.

Preview the Target

Create a Netlify Account


Remove all the placeholder content and fill your blog with you.

Customize your About Page

  • Open pages/about.md
  • Write a short bio about yourself as a new software developer

Remove the Placeholder Content

We won't delete this yet, so you can look back on it for a reference.

  • Rename posts/example.md to posts/example.md.old
  • Rename posts/hello.md to posts/hello.md.old


Hi there

My name is Rick:


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