As always, I don’t usually find myself keen to write about things I do, until I later realize they might be helpful for others, and that’s why in the past I decided to switch the place I was putting the information about why did to Github and also, take benefit of practicing markdown for writing the entries.
At that time, I moved my old blog posts to markdown to be used in conjunction with Jekyll and to use OctoPress as the engine rendering the contents into a static website. The setup and migration was not difficult, but still require to use some ruby, while I was more familiar with Python.
Since some time ago, I was checking other platforms, following the same approach of rendering markdown files and sticker to Pelican, it’s included in Fedora repositories (python-pelican). Pelican offers a similar behavior, having also a server for allowing you to quickly test the new settings (plugins, themes, etc) and to publish the resulting website to a hosting provider.
As I did with Jekyll+OctoPress, I’m still using github.io for it, and I’m in the process of adapting some changes like additional plugins, theme tweaks and consider to develop one of my own.
Enjoy! (and if you do, you can Buy Me a Coffee )