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Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Figure caption for images on Jekyll sites - single line with Markdown

by Frank Lin

Figure caption for images on Jekyll sites - single line with Markdown

Markdown makes writing blog posts simple and fast, but sometimes that simplicity comes with limitations. Recently on updating this blog theme, I wanted to include images in the post with captions, and there wasn’t a straightforward way using Markdown. While adding an img tag is very easy with Markdown, I would have to do some fiddling to inset the caption.

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Sat, Aug 20, 2016
Using Liquid in Jekyll - live with demos

by Frank Lin

Using Liquid in Jekyll - live with demos

Liquid is a simple templating language Jekyll uses to process pages on your site. With Liquid you can output an modify variables, have logic statements inside your pages and loop over content.

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Wed, Jul 13, 2016
Related posts in Jekyll

by Frank Lin

Related posts in Jekyll

Jekyll features a simple “Related posts” variable per post page with site.related_posts, which contains the 10 most recent posts in default. However, it only works perfectly when lsi (latent semantic indexing) option was enabled. The Liquid tags might be helpful here.

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Sat, Jul 02, 2016
Host Jekyll Site on Google Firebase with free SSL

by Frank Lin

Host Jekyll Site on Google Firebase with free SSL

Firebase Hosting is a developer focused static web hosting provider that is super fast, secure and reliable. You can quickly and easily deploy your static websites to a global content-delivery network (CDN) with a single command.

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Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Install Jekyll on Windows

by Frank Lin

Install Jekyll on Windows

In this installation guide we’ll be using Windows 10. These instructions should work for older versions of Windows but they have not but tested.

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