While cloud solutions are easy to use, there are definitely reasons to host your own git server. For starters, maybe your code base is more private, and you or the company you work for doesn’t want it out in the wild. In this case, hosting your own git server lets you keep all the data in house while giving you the convenience and features of a cloud based solution. In this post, we’ll go over hosting your own git repository with Gitea.
On my journey to find the blogging platform that I wanted to use, Ghost ended up being one of the top candidates I was considering. It’s very simple, lightweight, and easy to use. I decided to install it and give it a whirl to see what all the fuss was about.