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Writing your first Metalsmith plugin

I’m really a fan of Metalsmith, which I’ve written about before. It’s super easy to get up and running, and the syntax is simple too. Also nice, is the fact that it doesn’t choose between configuration or code. You can use either a JSON file or Node. At a certain point in time, you’re likely […]

Using node and metalsmith

In my previous post on Metalsmith, I explained how to get up and running with Metalsmith. I used a metalsmith.json configuration file. But it is also possible to use a javascript file and let NodeJS run it. Take this metalsmith.json file for example: { “source”: “src”, “destination”: “build”, “plugins”: { “metalsmith-drafts”: true, “metalsmith-markdown”: true, “metalsmith-layouts”: […]

Creating static sites with Metalsmith

Being a consultant, I am now the owner of a (humble) company. And a company should have a website, no? But this website doesn’t need to many bells and whistles, and I’m keeping my blog at www.petermorlion.com, so a static html website would do. I know about Jekyll, but it’s Ruby and I’m on Windows, […]