3 posts tagged with "Jekyll"


Been a while since I blogged about stuff. The perils of changing jobs and moving cities numerous times in the last couple of years put a bit of a block on any progress. Looking at my personal website/portfolio in 2021 made me a little sad - outdated and unloved. So, I took some time to do a rewrite using some of the skills I have learned since I last was developing the website - namely JavaScript, React, and Gatsby. This blog is a discussion of the process and some of the more interesting things…

This post documents a simple, yet powerful, technique to enable or disable specific website content on Jekyll-powered websites. Contents Introduction Default Jekyll Environment Values Disabling Google Analytics in Local Jekyll Development Disabling Google Adsense in Local Jekyll Development Disabling Disqus Comments in Local Jekyll Development Conclusion Introduction The main reason I wanted to do enable/disable specific content on my Jekyll blog was to disable Google Adsense content when…

Contents Introduction Choosing a Framework Building Jekyll Websites Locally Introduction Throughout my life, I have started and half-accomplished making a blog on various occasions. I dabbled with WordPress… I didn’t like it. I tried Blogger… again, I couldn’t really get into it. I built my own static website with a blog and the maintenance was horrific! I guess that should have come as no surprise. There just didn’t seem to be a platform that I could really sink my teeth into. This changed when…