An archive of posts related to Jekyll, a Ruby Gem that transforms plain text into static websites and blogs.

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Twenty Nineteen

Published by Michael Rose 13 min read
First time doing a year in review post. The statistics contained are just for fun as there's nothing to compare them against yet.

Autumn refresh

Published by Michael Rose 5 min read
Using CSS Grid Layout Module to redesign a Jekyll site and further improve performance and accessibility.

Optimizing and automating my Jekyll site build

Published by Michael Rose 24 min read
Lessons learned from building, optimizing, and deploying a huge static site powered by everyone's favorite SSG — Jekyll.

Jekyll themes

Published by Michael Rose 4 min read
Open source Jekyll themes to help build a site or blog on GitHub Pages, Netlify, and more.

Basically Basic

Published by Michael Rose 1 min read
Your new Jekyll default theme.

Accessing static files in Jekyll

Published by Michael Rose 4 min read

While investigating ways of using static files with Jekyll for a site prototype I was building, I learned that site.static_files was a thing. What is it and…

Improving static comments with Jekyll & Staticman

Published by Michael Rose 15 min read
Using Staticman to add threaded comments and reply notifications to a static-based Jekyll site.

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