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My Website:

My website, portfolio, and blog:

This website is more than just a landing page for people looking to contact me, it's a trophy cabinet for all of my digital achievements, it's a canvas for thinking out loud and a place for me to tinker.
Ashley Smith
Repository -

GitHub repository for this website can be found here.


While I have had a website for many years now, this particular iteration has a new meaning in the sense that I am finally happy with the appearance and featureset of the website as a whole. I feel like even though there’s tweaks to be made and pages to be added, this is probably the way it’s going to be for a very long time, and I’m proud of how things have come out!


Massive thanks to Yannik Sander for both inspiring me to switch to using Hakyll and giving me a good base to start from when it came to recreating my website. You can find his website over at, where he too writes blogs about Nix. I’m not a designer and so when I saw Yannik’s visual style I was so impressed, and then I realised how he used Hakyll for a pleasurable blogging experience. I can’t thank him enough since without his impressive website, I wouldn’t have had the motivation nor the starting point to work on this.


Since the website is very much an ongoing thing, it is probably not a good use of my time to put information on this page that will go out of date. Instead, I implemented a ‘project post’ feature where posts can be linked to a project rather than existing as a regular post. Below, you will find posts that detail any changes that are made to the website.

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Website redesign with Bulma CSS

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New Year, New Website

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Now on!

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