Libraries Hacked website
The main public website for Libraries Hacked, built using Pico CMS.
What it is
Libraries hacked is aimed at promoting open data and technology hacks in libraries. It is currently deployed to https://www.librarieshacked.org. The website is built using Pico CMS, an easy to use flat file content management system.
This repository contains all the custom configuration and code required to set up the website - additional Pico code is required to run the website. This is decribed in the directory structure.
|PHP||Pico CMS uses PHP for server side processing|
|Markdown||Content is written in markdown format, which is processed on the server|
|IIS/Apache||The site can be hosted on a number of different web server platforms including these two|
Directory and files structure
|/bin||Populated with the bin directory from Pico build|
|/config||Contains custom config file for site|
|/data||Contains data files used in the examples and tutorials|
|/icons||Icons used in semantic HTML for the site|
|/images||Any images display on the site. Images must be freely licensed|
|/plugins||Plugins for the site to deliver specific functionality|
|/themes||Site themes. Includes single bootstrap directory which is the custom site theme|
|/vendor||Populated with vendor directory from Pico build|
|robots.txt||file to ward off or instruct robots|
|favicon.ico||the favicon file for the site to be displayed in browsers|
|web.config||For IIS hosting, provides various redirect rules|
- Download the latest Pico release. Copy the content of the lib and vendor directory into the corresponding directories in this repository
- Copy the complete content of librarieshacked-web-content into the content directory.
- Run bower to download the themes library dependencies. 'bower install'
- Run gulp to move the required files into the theme directory. 'gulp'
The built website is designed to deploy easily onto a webserver. Copy the entire site and deploy to your web host.
|Pico||The underlying content management system powering the site||MIT|
Original code available under MIT Licence.