Handy Ideas for Setting Up Your Octopress Blog

People who know and use Octopress love it to death, and consider it the “elitist’s way to blog”. I agree that it’s a good, robust and stable solution, but it can be hard to master for a beginner. That is mostly because the guides assume you have at least some experience with ‘teh internetz’ – so if you go here you’re immediately bombarded with deployment options, technical terms and slang. SSH? Bless you. Rsync? A lovely day to you too, sir. Also, unless you’ve had experience with Markdown/Jekyll, writing your first blog post can be a bit confusing since there are no examples to be found. That’s why in this little article, I’ll try to go over some of the basics, as well as solve a few problems that “raw” Octopress has trouble with. ... Read more
People who know and use Octopress love it to death, and consider it the “elitist’s way to blog”. I agree that it’s a good, robust and stable solution, but it can be hard to master for a beginner. That is mostly because the guides assume you have... Read more