Chito is a full feature blogging platform in Rails.
Here is a demo Chito blog hosted by is-programmer.com.
- Ruby 1.9.3+
- Rails 3.1+
- MySQL or SQLite3 database engine
- Linux or MacOS system
$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:galeki/chito.git
2.Install gems with bundler
Inside the Chito dir, run:
$ bundle install
Edit config/database.yml with proper database name and password.
$ rake db:migrate
Or if you are deploying Chito in production, run:
$ RAILS_ENV=production rake db:migrate
4.Setup Chito files
$ rake chito:setup
This will copy some cache files of themes and plugins to /public.
$ rails s
and launch your favorite web browser with:
Or if you want deply Chito in production, now is ready deploy with Mongrel or Passenger… just like other rails applications.
Themes & Plugins
Current Chito is shipped with all themes and plugins (now is about 32 themes and 25 plugins).
The locations of themes and plugins is listed below. Simply delete the dir of any of them if you think you dont need it.
All themes of Chito is located at:
The default theme is Convergence which located at:
All plugins of Chito is located at:
Here is a simple intro of these plugins:
akismet_comment_filter Antispam with Akismet auto_complete_tag Enable user tag their posts auto_js_latex Auto convert the fragment [tex]...[/tex] to math formula comment_gravatar Show poster's Gravatar in comment custom_css Enable user add extra CSS in their blog custom_header_footer Enable user custom the header and the footer of their blog custom_navbars Enable user add custom navbars custom_sidebar_item Enable user add custom sidebars default_navbars Show the default 'Top', 'Guestbook', 'Admin' navbars highlight_search_word Highlight the search word of visitors hot_posts Show the 'Hot Posts' sidebar img_resize Auto resize the image of posts to proper width and height official_dashboardbar Show the updates of user named 'official' in admin dashboard page_patch Patch several position of blog with custom content random_posts Show the 'Random Posts' sidebar relative_posts Show the 'Relative Posts' postbar relative_time Convert the created time of posts and comments to relative style rss_icon_sidebar Show a Feed icons in sidebar rss_patch Patch RSS feed with custom content seo Enable user change the meta-keyword and description of posts and blog simple_vcode_comment_filter Show a simple captcha in comment form for spam protection syntaxhighlighter Highlight code with the popular SyntaxHighlighter plugin tag_cloud Show the 'Tag Cloud' sidebar useful_sidebars Several useful sidebars like 'New Comments', 'Avatar', 'Categories', 'Meta'... useful_dashboardbars Several useful dashborad bars useful_index_sidebars Several useful index sidebars