3rd party plugins

Valentina Fernandez Alanis edited this page Jun 14, 2016 · 133 revisions

Disclaimer: These plugins are maintained only by their authors. This list is maintained by the community and inclusion does not equate endorsement.

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Asset pipelines

  • jekyll-assets - Rails-alike assets pipelines for Jekyll/Octopress
  • Jekyll Asset Pipeline - Powerful asset pipeline that collects, converts and compresses JS and CSS assets

Content management

  • AWS S3 Image Tag - An octopress plugin to upload files to AWS S3 account and Provide a tag to reference the files in your views.
  • Octopress Gallery - manipulate images (resize & thumbnailing) and easily create image lists based on folder structure
  • jekyll-toc-generator - Liquid filter to generate Table of Content into Jeklyll pages. Demo
  • Images with captions - Adds imgcap to display images with a caption below it.

Embedding content

  • AppBox - An AppBox to embed Apple Appstore or Google Play Apps to your posts in Octopress or Jekyll - See Demo
  • CodePen - Plugin to embed CodePens. See Demo
  • JSbin - Plugin to embed JSbins. See Demo
  • Drupal Tag - Easily link to Drupal.org pages for Octopress
  • Facebook Embedded Posts - Embed public Facebook posts from pages or users in blog posts.
  • Feed Aggregator - Octopress plugin to allow turnkey support for hosting a blog feed aggregator.
  • File Binder - Attach some images or other files to the entry.
  • Flickr - Display Flickr images, video, and sets in blog posts. Can integrate with Fancybox.js for lightboxes and slideshows.
  • Gallery Tag - Embed a gallery of images using Galleria.
  • GithubRepoWidget - Plugin to display Github Repos in Posts for Octopress. The plugin uses JoelSutherland/GitHub-jQuery-Repo-Widget to generate a box for displaying your favorite Github repo in your posts. See Demo
  • Google Form - For embedding Google Forms in Octopress with custom CSS and validation. See a guide here.
  • Jekyll Contact - embed a contact form to any page in your blog. See Demo
  • Gravatar Tag - Add a gravatar tag to include gravatars in your post markdown code
  • iCheckMovies Tag - Show the last X movies you marked on iCheckMovies.com. Shows movie posters and titles, and more
  • Jekyll Datachart - Jekyll plugin to easily embed data charts with pace and elevation that you recorded in a tcx-file (gpx, kml later?).
  • jekyll_zeit - A plugin for including content from german newspaper "Die Zeit"/"Zeit online"
  • Liquid Tweet Tag for Jekyll and Octopress - A simple Liquid tag that makes it easy to embed tweets
  • Moot - Plugin to use Moot for post and page comments.
  • Nicovideo - Plugin to nicovideo.
  • OctoLayer - Embed beautiful maps into Octopress posts. See Demo
  • Octopress-MapBox - A mapbox plugin for your octopress. Demo
  • Pocket-Embed - Embed private links from Pocket in your blogposts - See Demo
  • Responsive video embed - Helps you embed YouTube and Vimeo videos responsively to your Octopress since 2012.
  • Responsive YouTube Video with lazy-loading plugin : improved YouTube plugin that delays the creation of the YouTube iframe until the user clicks on the video image for faster page loading.
  • Slideshare Plugin A simple Liquid tag to include slideshare presentations
  • SoundCloud plugin for Jekyll - Helps you embed stuff -from soundcloud more easily to your Octopress.
  • Speaker Deck Plugin A simple Liquid tag to include Speaker Deck presentations
  • Spotify Play Button - Adds spotify liquid tag to add Spotify Play Buttons widgets on your posts.
  • Storify Tag - Embed Storify stories in your posts.
  • Various Octopress Plugins - A few Octopress plugins, including one to embed a GitHub commit in a post, and one to create a clickable image popup.
  • Wikipedia Tag - Embeds a Wikipedia article summary in a post;
  • Portfolio - Liquid tags for generating images for the projects that you want to show in your portfolio See demo
  • iframe - a plugin for embedding iframes
  • SociaLink - Easily link social media handles.
  • 500px Liquid Tag - Link to a specific 500px.com Photo via Liquid Tag
  • 500px Embed - Embed 500px photo using a Liquid tag
  • Bootstrap Modal - Implements a clickable thumbnail image for pages and posts which displays the full image in a popup Bootstrap modal dialog.
  • Octopress Add Original Link - This is a plugin to add the original link after the post.
  • Giphy Tag -- A plugin for embedding random giphy GIFs on Jekyll sites according to a user defined topic

Navigation & organization

  • Asset Path Tag - Allows organisation of assets into subdirectories by outputting a path for a given asset file relative to the current post or page.
  • Calendar plugin - Shows a calendar with navigable months and the dates on which posts are available link to the posts page.
  • category-tree - Plugin to organize categories in a tree
  • Extra Post Filters - Plugins to filter collections of posts.
  • group-categories - Plugin to group categories
  • Indexer for Octopress - A tool for Octopress to automatically generate IDs in heading tags and index list aside. It helps you easily build a tutorial page with many chapters. See Demo.
  • List by Author - Plugin to generate listing of posts by author. Also provides a Liquid filter for adding links for author to the listing page.
  • Octopress Category List - This is a plugin based on Octopress Tag Cloud, it fixed for utf-8, and use category_cloud instead of tag_cloud.
  • Octopress Tag Cloud - A simple tag cloud and category list in the sidebar for Octopress.
  • octopress-culumnus - 3D rotating tagcloud for Octopress, ported from WP-cumulus. UPDATE: This plugin is now updated to handle creation of Tag clouds also.Find the updates plugin here also octopress-culumnus
  • Popular Posts - Plugin which generates a popular posts asides section. Popularity is calculated based on page rank.
  • QR-Code - Aside that shows QR-Code-image of each page/post in the sidebar.
  • Related posts - A plugin to show related posts in an aside.
  • Post Revision - A plugin to show each post's revision history from git repo. See demo page (at the end of post)
  • octopress-wp_cumulus_for_tagcloud - A plugin for visualization of 3D Flash tag cloud for octopress




  • Footnote Inline - Inline footnotes like Latex's footnote.
  • octopress-gemoji - Provide a tag for Gemoji.
  • Highlights - To highlight source code in an HTML document using SHJS for Jekyll.
  • Highlight - A plugin to highlight a piece of text.
  • keyboardkey - Provide "key" tag for the easy writing way of keyboard like symbol.
  • Octemoji - Use emoji on your Octopress
  • Readability - Readability support for Octopress
  • Ribbonp - A Octopress plugin to output p block with pure css ribbon.