Writing a new blog post
Send a Pull Request adding a file to https://github.com/bazelbuild/bazel-blog/tree/master/_posts
using the following filename format:
<year>-<month>-<day>-<title>.md This filename format
is required by the Jekyll processor.
Begin your post with the following lines:
--- layout: posts title: <whatever> authors: - username1 # See _config.yml for the list of authors. - username2 ---
If you omit the layout, the blog post will not be formatted properly. If you omit the title, it won't have a title.
Write the body of your post below the "---". If you have headers in your post,
use H2 and smaller headers (in makedown H2 is denoted by
To build the site, you will need Jekyll version 2.5.3 or
above. For instance, it can be installed with
apt-get install jekyll on recent
Ubuntu (tested on 16.10).
To deploy the site, you will need gsutil
and to authenticate with
gcloud auth login.
Running the website locally
To stage the site, run
bazel run //:site.
See the Jekyll site if you need more info.
Deploying the website
The website is deployed automatically after new commits are merged into the
The update time is around 30 mins - ping (firstname.lastname@example.org) in case of problems.