This is a template for a personal site, made with GitHub pages.
It uses jekyll, and comes with all the features you need to set up your digital garden / personal wiki (and a minimalistic blog). Available features include:
Start using a note-taking system without having to invent one from scratch! Easily share your notes with other people by linking them to this site (which can be hosted for free on GitHub pages or netlify).
If you want to build your own personal wiki / personal site using this template, all you have to do is:
_config.ymlfor your twitter username and Google Analytics ID.
wikiyou can put your own markdown notes, setting them with a title, tags and description. Use the example template as reference.
_postsfolder it follow the same format, but their names must start with a date in format YYYY-MM-DD.
_layoutsto see the HTML templates for each page kind. You can fiddle around with them.
index.htmlon base directory (homepage) and
about/index.md, as they are supposed to contain a personal description. Also update the social networking links on
_layouts/default.html's footer so they point to your networks. These include support for fontawesome icons. In that footer is also a path to the default twitter image, though each article or post can have its own image (specified in header).
minify_css.shto minify (or change the default layout to import the unminified css instead). You can find many good CSS templates that are free in this Free Jekyll Themes Gallery.
To run the site locally, run
sudo gem install rails sudo gem install jekyll sudo gem install jekyll bundler cd ~/this_project bundle init bundle install bundle add jekyll bundle exec jekyll serve