Introducing Gistlog landing pagesby mattstauffer
It's great that Gistlog makes it easy to write Gist-powered, Markdown-formatted, blog posts. But what if you want to use it as your entire blogging platform? We're working on it, and here's a first step: user landing pages.
Any Github user that has any public gists that contain a file named
gistlog.yml now have a landing page on Gistlog at
http://gistlog.co/your-user-name. So, since I have (more than) one, you can view my landing page at gistlog.co/mattstauffer. It's very simple right now, but we have a ton of ideas to improve it over time. So go check it out.
How do you get your own Gistlog landing page?
- Create a new Gistlog Gist (or edit an old one)
- Create two files: one for the markdown (I recommend
blog.mdfor the name) and one for the Gistlog settings (which must be named
- Write your blog post in
- Since there are no actual settings being parsed from
gistlog.ymlyet, just create it with the following in it:
- Save it as public.
Check out the source of this post to see it in action.