Notion as my blog CMS

Posted May 15, 2021 · 1 min read

The eagerly anticipated day has finally arrived: the Notion API was released this week.

Why the anticipation?

I've been using Notion to write my blog posts, but the process of exporting the post as a Markdown file, copying it to my blog folder, and rebuilding the blog seemed tedious to me.

Enter the Notion API. I can now change the status of my blog post to "Publish" and a Node script that I've just written will export the post in Markdown, save the file in my blog directory, and push the changes to GitHub, effectively deploying the post without any further action on my part.

Does this mean I'll post more?

It certainly should.

Let's see.

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