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Yet another static blog generator.

Project description

pidgeotto

Description

Yet another static website generator.

Why choose pidgeotto?

  1. Free of javascript.
  2. Extensible, flexible, forkable.
  3. Minimal and fast.
  4. Free under MIT License.

Installation

pip install pidgeotto

$ pip install git+https://github.com/niharokz/pidgeotto

Prerequisites

By default, pidgeotto will install the below packages from PyPI pip pyyaml, jinja2, markdown2

  • PyYAML: To consume the config file and header of blog posts.
  • jinja2: Templating engine
  • markdown2: To convert markdown to HTML

Usage:

$ pidgey init project

To initiate pidgeotto with name "project"

$ pidgey new pageName

To create new page/post/note with name "pageName"

$ pidgey build pageName

To build static pages and keep those in the "public" directory.

Extra Functionalaties

  1. showInHome tag is present in each note markdown. showInHome: True will create page which are blog/note post.

     ``` showInHome: False ``` 
     will create page which are pages.
    
  2. config.yml is extensible. For example, if you want to add favicon.ico. Keep favicon in the resource folder. favicon: resource/favicon.ico in config.yml In template, add {{ config.get('favicon') }}.

  3. Extra metadata per page. If you want to add some metadata to your page, it can be done using the below command on the markdown page. meta : '<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/extra.css" />

Structure

pidgeotto_project
├── public
├── config.yml
├── content
│   ├── header.md
│   ├── footer.md
│   ├── home.md
│   ├── archive.md
│   └── note
│       └── other_pages.md
├── resource
└── templates
    ├── home_template.html
    ├── note_template.html
    └── rss_template.xml
  • config.yml: To configure the title, name, CSS file, js file, and other configurations.
  • resource: Location to store all CSS, js, image data and other static content.
  • content: All markdown files are stored here.
  • template: Layouts for different HTML pages are kept here.
  • public: All generated static files. It can be changed in config.yml

Example

Below are examples of sites running via pidgeotto.

  1. nihar.page

TODO

  • (A) 24-04-2021 Add Serve functionality
  • (B) 24-04-2021 Clean up some clutter coding

Update

0.0.3

  • Removed archived page
  • MIT Licensed
  • showInHome only True or False
  • RSS Template fixed

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