Add an Event
To add an event to the front page, fork this repository and create a file in the _posts subdirectory.
The file must be named
yyyy-mm-dd is the starting
date of the event, and
abc is some slug for the name of the event.
For example, the Strange Loop 2013 event, starting on September 18, is stored
in a file named
The content of the file describes data about the event, which will be used by a generator and a template engine to render the event in HTML. Here is an example that you can copy-and-paste.
--- category: event title: Strange Loop logo: https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images/1883816998/slsquare.jpg location: St Louis description: Hey, it's pretty good. start: 18 September 2013 end: 20 September 2013 link-out: http://thestrangeloop.com/ ---
And a small description of each field, in case it is not already obvious:
category: event, this is obligatory, don't leave it out!
title: short title of the event
logo: URL of the logo of the event. It should be a square image which follows the below rules.
description: a longer description of the event. It does not appear on the front page per se, but could be useful some day
end: first and last day of the event, in the format shown above, i.e., dd Month yyyy
link-out: URL of the event website
The ending date is optional, and defaults to the starting date.
When you are done, send us a pull request!
It's easiest to just include actual image files for your logo in your pull request. To do this, you must upload two images:
- a "normal" logo, 40 x 40 pixels. Named, for example, like so:
my-conference.png(pngs and jpgs are OK to upload)
- a "retina" logo, 80 x 80 pixels, the same as the "normal" logo, just 2x larger. Named, for example, like so:
email@example.com. (Note that it must be identically named to the "normal" logo, but with
Including a relative path to a logo looks like this:
--- category: event title: ICFP logo: /resources/img/icfp.png location: Boston description: International Conference on Functional Programming start: 25 September 2013 end: 27 October 2013 link-out: http://icfpconference.org/icfp2013/ ---