Collection of useful plugins for Jekyll
- Sass: Compile Sass into CSS.
- LESS CSS: Compile LESS CSS into CSS.
- Growl: Notifications before and after the build process.
- Post Time: Specify the time for a post in the YAML front matter, not just the date.
Plugins may be mixed and matched with other plugins. Plugins which depend on gems will tell you what to install.
- Create a
- Copy the plugins you want to include in your build.
If you're still not sure, take a look at my repository.
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Migrating from Jekylless
All Jekylless users will be able to stay up to date with Jekyll while enjoying LESS CSS and Growl notifications. Jekylless users will need to copy the following plugins:
- LESS CSS
- Post Time
The permalink tag is the only functionality which has not been implemented as a plugin. Users migrating from Jekylless will need to remove their permalink tags or wait for the permalink tag to become available as a plugin.
With the introduction of plugins, wulfovitch and I realised we could convert most of the functionality from Jekylless into plugins. We'd no longer need to maintain a fork and everyone could mix and match. Unfortunately the Growl plugin would need to hook into Jekyll before and after the build process. We submitted a patch, but it never gained any traction. Wanting to move forward, we've resorted to monkey patching a Generator to get Growl notifications happening. Enjoy!
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