This project is a clone of
barryclark/jekyll-nowfrom this commit.
In addition to the original features, this version includes some more features which I needed in multiple projects. Bootstrap is just handy.
Demo Link: https://ajitzero.github.io/jekyll-now-bs4/
Supports categories as a collection:
/category/:namepage with meta-data.
/categorylists all categories, along with all articles under them so far.
Supports authors as a collection:
/authors/:namepage with social links and bio.
/authorslists all authors. For now.
/_data, currently used for navigation links only.
This one isn't a "necessary" addition but allows for much freedom in the long run. Or so I think 🙌
Supports Profile Pictures, which falls back to a placeholder avatar with custom initials set in the author's markdown file.
jekyll-paginate: Pagination as
jekyll-mentions: Support for mentions, defaulting to Twitter.
jekyll-redirect-from: Support for redirecting pages. Must-have, really.
jekyll-gist: Supports for gists.
Basic styling options with Sass variables:
accent: This is the only one I've used everywhere.
This is by default no longer meant for user or organisation websites, like
<username/org-name>.github.io, unlike how Jekyll Now was made. However, it can be easily be made to do support that.
For project websites, update
_config.yml as the repository name.
e.g. If the name of the repository is assumed to be
repo then the
baseurl should be set as
/repo, while the website can be viewed on
Removed Disqus related code.
This part can be easily restored from Jekyll Now. I don't ever use it though.
jekyll-avatar was added, then removed later due to this issue.
/articles/index.html is needed instead of a simpler
jekyll-paginate requires an
index.html file. No support for
As a template, I'm adding only those features which I deem necessary. For any features you may need, raise an issue and let's discuss!