Jekyll Part 06: Adding Post by Date Page

Welcome the continuing series on using Jekyll. In this tutorial we will go through creating a page to show blog post by date.

Overview

A typical blog has a way for your readers to view posts by either category or date, so that they can look at your archives without having to go through the blog post one by one and page by page. In the last lesson, we added the post by category page. In this lesson we will add the post by date page.

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Jekyll Part 05: Adding Category Page

Welcome the continuing series on using Jekyll. In this tutorial we will go through creating a page to show blog post by category.

Overview

A typical blog has a way for your readers to view posts by either category or date, so that they can look at your archives without having to go through the blog post one by one. Unfortunately, the Jekyll-Now repository that we cloned your blog from, does not have these pages. Luckily, these pages are really easy to create.

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Jekyll Part 04: Adding Additional Pages

Welcome the continuing series on using Jekyll. In this tutorial we will go through how to add an additional page such as the [speaking]( {{ “speaking”prepend: site.baseurlprepend: site.url }}) page on this blog.

Overview

As your blog grows you are going to want to add additional information besides just blog post. If you start speaking at events or want to show off your portfolio or blog post by category/date, you are going to want these as separate pages. These pages most likely will have there own look and feel as well.

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Jekyll Part 03: Adding Commenting to Post

Welcome the continuing series on using Jekyll. In this tutorial you will learn how to add the ability for users to comment on your blog post.

Overview

You may be thinking that commenting isn’t really that important but it is a key feature for you to be able to interact with your readers. Users want to have conversations about your blog post with you and to feel connected to you. It is also a good way for you to learn from them as well.

Unfortunately, out of the box Jekyll does not have this ability. Luckily, it is really easy to add this ability, thanks to a wonderful tool called Disqus. Disqus is free but still full featured.

We will go through the process of getting a Disqus account, configuring the account, configuring your blog and testing it all out.

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Jekyll Part 02: Your First Post

Welcome the continuing series on using Jekyll. In this tutorial we will go through making your first blog post.

Overview

We will go through all of the steps to create a new post, add metadata such as title/categories/tags/date, and then make it live on the site.

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