Blog starter template for Jigsaw static site generator by Tighten
This is a starter template for creating a blog with Jigsaw. Jigsaw Clean Blog, as the name suggests, is a simple Jigsaw implementation of the Startbootstrap Clean Blog theme, just change a few settings and you are ready to go.
See a preview of the blog template here.
This fully-responsive (based on Bootstrap 4) starter template includes some sample pages and comes pre configured with:
- Syntax highlighting with highlight.js
- A script that automatically generates a
- A script that automatically generates an RSS feed
- A custom 404 page
- A contact form with formSpree integration
Jigsaw now supports the installation of third party starter templates, so you can get up and running in 3 quick easy steps:
Create the project directory
Install Jigsaw via Composer
cd my-cool-blog composer require tightenco/jigsaw
Initialize your project
./vendor/bin/jigsaw init rickwest/jigsaw-clean-blog
Now that you have everything installed, you can serve the site using PHP
./vendor/bin/jigsaw serve or alternatively, using Browsersync
yarn run watch
For more help getting started, be sure to check out the official documentation. It really is good!
Anything you add to the array in
config.php will be made available in all of your templates, as a property of the
This project uses some of these site variables in several of the templates, for example, the
siteName is used in both the header and footer.
Quickly customise your site by adding your site name, email address and social media profiles
in config.php. Take a look at the Jigsaw documentation to learn more.
You can write your content using a variety of file types. By default, this starter template expects your content to be located in the
The top of each content page contains a YAML header that specifies how it should be rendered. The
title attribute is used to dynamically generate HTML
title and OpenGraph tags for each page. The
extends attribute defines which parent Blade layout this content file will render with (e.g.
_layouts.post will render with
source/_layouts/post.blade.php), and the
section attribute defines the Blade "section" that expects this content to be placed into it.
extends: _layouts.post section: content title: Getting Started date: 2019-01-21 description: Getting started with the Jigsaw blog starter template image: /assets/images/post-bg.jpg
Get started by editing the 'about' page, that comes with this project. Open up
about.blade.php that's in the
_source folder and add some interesting info about yourself!
Adding a new page to your site is as simple as creating a new blade template in the
Jigsaw gives you access to all the templating features and control structures of Blade that are available in Laravel.
The comprehensive, official blade documentation is available here.
If you just want to hit the ground running and deploy straight to Netlify 👇🏻
If you encounter a problem or spot a mistake, or even if you would just like to make a suggestion, please open an issue. Pull requests are more than welcome too!
- Fork it (https://github.com/yourname/yourproject/fork)
- Create your feature branch (git checkout -b feature/fooBar)
- Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some fooBar')
- Push to the branch (git push origin feature/fooBar)
- Create a new Pull Request
This project is licensed under the MIT License.