You’ll find this post in your
_posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different ways, but the most common way is to run
jekyll serve, which launches a web server and auto-regenerates your site when a file is updated.
Jekyll requires blog post files to be named according to the following format:
YEAR is a four-digit number,
DAY are both two-digit numbers, and
MARKUP is the file extension representing the format used in the file. After that, include the necessary front matter. Take a look at the source for this post to get an idea about how it works.
Jekyll also offers powerful support for code snippets:
This is more of a reminder for me, but feel free to use them if it’s helpful. I’m currently in the process of converting my old Wordpress site to Jekyll.
Useful Markdown and Jekyll Links
- Quick-Start Guide for Minimal Mistakes my current theme.
- Handy Minimum Mistakes Cheatsheet that should help me as I’m updating my blog.
- Wordpress addon called Wordpress Jekyll Explorer that I’m going to try and use to export my old Wordpress Site to a Jekyll. Here is a helpful links that describe a number of options for converting WordPress to Jekyll. I’ll update these link as then try them, at the moment they are a reminder to myself.
- Markdown Cheatsheet for Github and Jekyll -Install instructions for Algolia search integration for my Jekyll Website.
- Jekyll-Algolia Algolia Community Website for Jekyll -Personal Website of Peter Wills where I found some handy tutorials and tips on using Minimal Mistakes
- Personal Website of Renato Golia where I found some handy tutorials and tips on using Minimal Mistakes
- Shanto Roy’s Minimal Mistakes Website, here I found some good instuctions on setting up google analytics.