Anyway here's how I did all this. you can always go view the source code for this site on GitHub.
Converting a site from Wordpress into Jekyll
- Write a clever blog post
- Upload any images to the S3 Bucket using an FTP program.
- Commit and push new posts to Github.
- Heroky and the deployer app do the rest.
The following will compile sass and jekyll in one step.
jekyll serve --watch & compass watch &
Plugins / Templates
Written By Me:
Written by others:
I haven't turned these on yet but they interest me:
(please read my blog post about my prefered way to deploy Jekyll)
Source of inspiration:
There are lots of people pushing the boundaries of what flat HTML sites can do. Here are a few I found:
- [Vito Botta: Migrating from WordPress to Jekyll – Part 1: Why I gave up on WordPress - See more at:](http://vitobotta.com/migrating-from-wordpress-to-jekyll-part-one-why-i-gave-up-on-wordpress/#sthash.LvcMb7EA.dpuf(http://vitobotta.com/migrating-from-wordpress-to-jekyll-part-one-why-i-gave-up-on-wordpress/#sthash.LvcMb7EA.dpbs)
- Werner Vogels: No Server Required - Jekyll & Amazon S3
- Paul Stamatiou: How To: WordPress to Jekyll
TODOs AND INSPIRATION
- http://www.svenread.com/readium-ghost-theme/ - love the readability and social icons
- http://theranger.themespectre.com/ - love the front page blocks
MISC Other stuff
Dumping ground for things I have yet to look at or implement but which might be of interest.
- Rakefile boilerplate https://github.com/gummesson/jekyll-rake-boilerplate/blob/master/Rakefile
- have all blog posts on the homepage. Scrolling is what pages.
- Banner stays put when you scroll but the sky changes.