Ste Griffiths

Living the way of Jesus, writing code, and loving my community.

Hi, I’m SteGriff! I’m married to Helen, I write code for Paymentshield (and my own enjoyment), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

Life is always changing, so you can find my latest status on my /now page.

I write fairly technical notes on my blog, and more longform on

Recent blog posts:

Headless CMS and Static CMS

In the beginning there were only static sites. You write a load of HTML. To update your website, you update your HTML and upload it again. When a visitor comes to your website, a simple piece of software like httpd (or now nginx or IIS) says: Looks like you want...

Let’s make websites - Part 2

In Part 1, we used Glitch as an immediate way of making a basic website, and we learned some HTML/CSS. Today we’re going to use the VS Code text editor and it’s git integration to work on a downloaded template for a portfolio site, then we’re going to host it...

Let’s make websites - Part 1

Hi! It’s lockdown – time to learn a new skill! This is going to be a mini course on how to make a website with real tools and processes. Here’s the plan: Make our first HTML page and put it online with Glitch Expand our site with the VS Code...