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README.md

The Butler

A ready to use static blog, powered by Cecil.

Cecil preview

There is a demo?

▶️ the-butler.cecil.app (theme: Hyde)
▶️ the-butler-garth.now.sh (theme: Garth)

How to use?

Managing content

With Forestry

If your goal is managing content quickly, and decide later where to deploy to it, use the following button to import the starter blog to Forestry CMS and start editing immediatelly!

Import this project into Forestry

Manually

Edit content files in content/blog/ directly from your repository.

Deploy

To Netlify (demo)

Deploy to Netlify

To use Netlify CMS (demo) you must:

  1. enable Netlify Identity and Git Gateway
  2. invite a user
  3. connect to https://<your-blog>.netlify.com/admin/ with the user credentials

To ZEIT Now (demo)

Deploy to ZEIT Now

To Render (demo)

Deploy to Render

With Travis CI

See Travis config file.

With GitHub Actions (demo)

See GitHub Actions workflow file and rename workflows.disabledto workflows to enable the workflow.

Customize your blog

  1. Update configuration by editing config.yml file
  2. Change templates by copying files from themes/<theme>/layouts/ to your own layouts/ directory to override them.

Need Help?

Read the Cecil's documentation.

License

Starter blog is a free software distributed under the terms of the MIT license.

© Arnaud Ligny

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