Keith Marran's Tech Articles
The one feature that I was going to miss the most when moving to Jekyll was having a full-text search for my site. But with a little study, it turns out I was able to get a rudimentary search going with JQuery.
I've currently been building some pages in my Jekyll site for events. And with almost any event, you want to know who's coming. I decided to give Wufoo a try and use it to build an RSVP form on my site.
Version 3 of Google's Mapping API makes it very simple to add maps to your site. I'll show you how to do something basic for a Jekyll site.
One of my big hurdles in moving to Jekyll was making sure that people that stumbled across old URLs for my site would get to the new content. Creating redirects in Jekyll turned out to be a snap.
I've created a jekyll plugin to easily import photosets from my Flickr account into posts. In this article I walk-through the code and integration.
One of the features that I needed to add to Jekyll was the ability to easily group a collection of posts as a series. This entry describes how to add that functionality.
Trying to show liquid code in a liquid template on Jekyll? This is so easy and obvious that no one bothered to post a solution. I tracked down the answer by looking at someone's source code. I hope this makes someone else's life easier.
This site is currently built on Jekyll. I had a few requirements in switching my site over, and one of the big ones was being able to break content out into categories. While the first part was pretty easy, there was no way to paginate posts in a category into multiple pages. Luckily, it wasn't hard to create a plug-in to fix that.