For less elegant examples see the php, python & coding section
This site is based on the Hugo static website framework. It was built from scratch and features custom shortcodes, templates and data-driven galleries.
Reading With a Pencil was originally a standard-template wordpress site hosted on wordpress.com. It was built as a professional author site and featured blog entries and book reviews.
I rebuilt it as a Hugo site — now hosted on Netlify and maintained updated via GitHub.
macblaze.ca is a Wordpress site with a theme completely custom built from the ground up to be clean and simple. It serves as a blog, code repository and aggregates weekly instagram and twitter posts and auto posts them.
neverforever.ca , another Wordpress site, uses a customized stock theme and serves a home base for a sailing blog.
It features a secure back end for editing log entries, auto-links to Google maps, and aggregated mileage data for crew.