How to make a blog post

Quick Start

  • Make new .md file in _posts (named whatever, no spaces)
  • Front Matter (below)
  • Write Blog Post
  • Test/Build
  • Submit PR

Make a file

Navigate to the _posts folder of the website and make a new file. Be sure the file name has no spaces and the ending is .md

Front Matter

---
layout: post
title: CHANGE TO YOUR TITLE
summary: A BRIEF ONE OR TWO SENTENCE SUMMARY
tags:  [CHOOSE, RELEVANT, TAGS, AND, SEPARATE, THEM, BY, COMMAS, KEEP, THE, BRACKETS]
author: YOUR NAME OR HANDLE HERE
---

Write

After the front matter is finished you are free to write the remainder of your blog post in markdown.

Build/Test

Build your website using jekyll serve if it's not rebuilding automatically and test that your page appears in the 'News' section of the website, as well as the sidebars.

Submit Pull Request

You're all done. Submit a PR and wait for it to be reviewed and merged. Be sure to make any changes if requested.