Top Static Site Generators in 2015

When it comes to developing faster and leaner websites, the best option you have is to use a static site generator over more complex Content Management Systems like WordPress. In this post, we take a look at some of the top static site generators we have available as an option in 2015. Static Site Generators…

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Generating Tag cloud on Jekyll blog without plugin

Jekyll doesn’t come with an out of box solution for generating Tag clouds, however with the support of Liquid markups and some basic CSS styling, we can generate Tag clouds ourselves without the need of any plugin. In the post I will show how I generate Tag clouds on my blogs built with Jekyll. Jekyll…

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Display Image caption in Posts on Jekyll blogs

After moving this blog from WordPress to Jekyll, I have been trying to manually patch all the gaps that I found between Jekyll & WordPress. One of them is the support for displaying Image captions along with the the image in posts. It is quite easy to add support of Image caption on Jekyll powered…

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Ping Sitemap to Search Engines after Site update

Whenever you publish a new post, or make changes to your site structure which updates the sitemap of your website, it is advisable that you submit the updated sitemap to the search engines like Google & Bing to tell them about the updated content. In this post, I will show how I ping my sitemap…

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Simple Share buttons for Jekyll blog

We recently moved this blog from WordPress to Jekyll and created a site structure from the plain vanilla install of Jekyll. The first thing I noticed after moving our posts from WordPress was the absence of plugins for adding share buttons in blog posts and pages, so I made a simple static one of my own.…

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