New blog rendering engine: Pelican

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....

June 3, 2016 · 1 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Migrate SPIP-RSS post feed to HTML

I had my old blog based on SPIP, and I wanted to keep all the posts together, to make it easier to migrate in the future. Initially, I migrated my posts from blogger, where there’s an option to export the contents and some plugins to allow easier importing to markdown files (to be used by OctoPress), those were the recent posts, so part of the job was already done there....

April 1, 2015 · 2 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

OctoPress for Jekyll blogging

After testing for some days Jekyll and github.io for blog posting, I was missing some features of other CMS, so I started doing some search on how to automate many other topics while keeping simplicity on blog posting. OctoPress Makes this extra step so you can still focus on your contents and of course have a nice template as starting point with integrations for some social plugins, etc. Setup is well done if you follow the provided steps, without jumping anything, in my case, I moved my old pages (plain jekyll + poole) to OctoPress....

March 24, 2015 · 1 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Jekyll and Markdown

For my work I’ve been using markdown for a while, it allows to use some formatting on the documents created (mainly for knowledge base and solutions) without too much hassle for the formatting. On the other side I was willing to improve the ability to make it easier to post new entries to blog without having to wait too much time, and of course, be able to prepare them offline and then push them live....

March 16, 2015 · 2 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
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