Learn how to add a new blog post to the site. Nate demonstrates installing and using the Jekyll compose command to easily create new posts in the correct folder.
- It's time to add some new posts to this Jekyll site.…Posts go in the underscore posts folder.…You can manually create a new file in that folder,…but there's an even easier way.…We'll need to install one more Jekyll plug-in first.…In the Gemfile,…I'm going to add a new line at the bottom…and say,…gem, with single quotes,…"jekyll-compose"...…then after the closing quote, comma.…I'll say "group",…colon...…and then open square brackets,…another colon.…
"jekyll_plugins".…Close square brackets.…Now I need to switch into my terminal,…and type "bundle" to install that Gem…that I just described in the Gemfile.…With that plug-in installed,…I don't have to manually create a file in the post folder.…Now I can simply do,…"bundle exec jekyll post",…and then type a title for the new post.…Let's call it,…in quotes,…"Hello world".…Switch back into my code editor.…Now I have a new file here in the post folder…called "Hello world.md".…
The file name contains the date of the post…and the name that I described.…This filename will be used to create the URL…
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Jekyll and Git
- Creating a new Jekyll site
- Installing themes
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Setting up for deployment with GitHub, Travis CI, Node, and npm
- Deploying to FTP, AWS, and Netlify
- Adding a custom, secure domain
Skill Level Beginner
AWS: Storage and Data Managementwith Brandon Rich4h 25m Intermediate
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Jekyll
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netifly
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