Maptime Starter site
Starter is a simple Jekyll theme for MapTime meetups. Hosting your own meetup? Starter is desgined to be easily forked and tweaked to suit your own needs.
|baseurl||Yes||post||This value should always be the same.|
|permalink||No||how urls are generated||You can learn more about how they are generated here.|
|markdown||No||Determines which markdown engine is used||Generally, you don't need to touch this field for your own needs.|
|paginate||Yes||Number of posts on the front page||Starter supports pagintaion. Control the number of posts on a given page by changing this value|
|repo||Yes||Name of the repo on GitHub||As an example, the name of the starter repo is
|github_org||Yes||Name of the organization or username on GitHub||Most of the time this will be 'maptime'|
|maptime: chapter||Yes||Name of your MapTime meetup|
|maptime: twitter||No||Your MapTime Twitter username|
|maptime: disqus||No||Disqus account name||Starter optionally supports comments on posts with Disqus. Create a new Disqus account for a site and fill this field with the account name.|
There are two kinds of content in Starter: post and event. You author these types of content in the
_posts directory. Each content type has unique configuration options that you should declare at the top of the document. This is called Frontmatter.
Events are for actual planned meetups with RSVP information. Note that the filename of the post should match the date of the meetup date.
|layout||Yes||event||This value should always be the same.|
|category||Yes||event||This value should always be the same.|
|title||Yes||The title of your event|
|rsvp||Yes||URL to rsvp||This should be a link to an Eventbrite date or other service.|
Posts are like blog posts. These are great for meetup follow ups or posts that don't have a meetup event tied to it.
|layout||Yes||post||This value should always be the same.|
|title||Yes||The title of your post|
|image||No||URL path to an image||Images added here will show up as a Twitter card when a post is shared.|
- Create an issue on the Starter repo and we'll respond to it.
- The site is powered by Jekyll. To make custom tweaks to your own site, you should read it's documentation.
- Starter makes the assumption you will be running the site on GitHub pages. You can learn more about GitHub Pages here.
Examples in the wild
Have you used this starter to create your own meetup site? Let us know and we can add it below!