Medium mostly served me well for the five or so years that I used it, but recently I’ve had a desire to take back control over my content. Friends have been leaving medium for substack, but that’s yet another platform where you don’t actually have control over what you produce. After an extremely bad interaction with medium customer support, I finally took the plunge and moved all of my content to my own website at sbuss.dev.
In this post I’ll walk you through the process of setting up a new Hugo-powered website, using medium-to-hugo to automatically export your content from medium to hugo-compatible markdown files, and deploying the final product with netlify.
This tutorial should work on windows, mac, and linux — assuming you’re comfortable using command-line tools.read more