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ABlog for blogging with Sphinx

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ABlog for Sphinx

ABlog is a Sphinx extension that converts any documentation or personal
website project into a full-fledged blog with:

* `Atom feeds`_
* `Archive pages`_
* `Blog sidebars`_
* `Disqus integration`_
* `Font-Awesome integration`_
* `Easy GitHub Pages deploys`_

.. _Atom feeds:
.. _Archive pages:
.. _Blog sidebars:
.. _Disqus integration:
.. _Font-Awesome integration:
.. _Easy GitHub Pages deploys:

.. _installation:


You can install ABlog using pip_::

pip install -U ablog

This will also install `Sphinx <>`_, Alabaster_,
Werkzeug_, and Invoke_ respectively required for building your website,
making it look good, generating feeds, and running deploy commands.

.. _pip:
.. _Werkzeug:
.. _Alabaster:
.. _Invoke:

Getting Started

If you are starting a new project, see `ABlog Quick Start`_ guide.

If you already have a project, enable blogging by making following changes in ````:

.. code-block:: python

# 1. Add 'ablog' to list of extensions
extensions = [

# 2. Add ablog templates path
import ablog

# 2a. if `templates_path` is not defined
templates_path = [ablog.get_html_templates_path()]

# 2b. if `templates_path` is defined

.. _ABlog Quick Start:

How it works

If you are new to Sphinx_ and reStructuredText markup language,
you might find `reStructuredText Primer`_ useful. Once you have
content (in ``.rst`` files), you can post *any page* using the
``post`` directive as follows:

.. code-block:: rst

.. post:: Apr 15, 2014
:tags: earth, love, peace
:category: python
:author: me
:location: SF
:language: en

ABlog will index all files posted as above and list them in archives and feeds
specified in ``:tag:``, ``:category:``, etc. options.

You can also include a list of posts using ``postlist`` directive:

.. code-block:: rst

.. postlist::
:list-style: circle
:category: Manual
:format: {title}

For ABlog documentation, this converts to the following where you
can find more about configuring and using ABlog:

.. postlist::
:category: Manual
:list-style: circle
:format: {title}

.. _reStructuredText Primer:

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