Hi, I'm Philip. I make websites, build web apps, and work to make your experience on the web better.

Adding Search to an Eleventy Site Without Client-side JavaScript

Earlier this year (2023) I added a search feature to my blog. I’ve always appreciated being able to search other people’s personal sites directly without resorting to a third-party search engine. As I try to get back into writing more here, especially little web development notes to my future self, it will be nice to be able to find past ideas easier. I’ve also been wanting to explore “serverless functions” (aka, Someone Else’s Backend Server) as a way to expand the capabilities of a static website with no backend.

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