Posts Tagged - jekyll


Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator, written in Ruby. It’s used for Github Pages and it transforms files written in markdown and liquid into a full HTML web.



sudo apt-get install ruby-full build-essential zliblg-dev
sudo gem install jekyll bundler


The basic config is under _config.yml

# shows any config mishap
bundle exec jekyll doctor

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Liquid is a template engine for HTML. It’s used by Jekyll.

Variables Usage

  1. Declaration in a config.yml file with home_sidebar: Home
  2. Usage with liquid in file.html as {{ site.home_sidebar }}


Show liquid code snippets

When writing liquid code snippets, jekyll process this code instead of showing it. To solve this, wrap the code snippet with the tags

{percent raw percent}
{percent endraw percent}

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