Monday, February 06, 2017

Use Jekyll for blogs and static web sites

If you want to build a simple, static website or blog, there is nothing easier than Jekyll. If you don't want to pay for hosting, create an account on GitHub and publish a site with Jekyll via

Jekyll is software which processes files written in Markdown (a simple text markup language) into static web pages.

The advantage of static web pages is that they are lightning fast and don't depend on backend databases to render content.

If the Jekyll software is incorporated into the system that is used to manage your content, then no further work is necessary. Edit your pages and walk away.