When I purchased my domain name three years ago, I wanted to use it as a spot to house creations and ideas. Needless to say, neither of those goals were attained.
It essentially served as a networking hub where people could choose their preferred method of contact (Email, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) and as an appropriate place to house a full list of the classes I took during my undergrad.
I tried hosted solutions like WordPress.com, but the UX wasn’t consistent between my blog and the rest of my site. Then, I tried rolling my own copy of WordPress last year, but that didn’t stick either. This is the solution I’ve been looking for.
Stay tuned for the struggle of configuring it. I plan to run this website/blog with agility, so if you’re seeing a webpage that looks like it belongs to the beginning of the Internet, I apologize. The best I can offer you is that I’m working on it.
Feedback is great and I love to have flaws in my posts correct, but when I had WordPress installed on my server the blog comments were pretty spammy. I think I’m going to try something different this time around and hope that it sticks.
Using Jekyll within GitHub Pages is relatively straight forward, but due to some operating system (OS 10.9.2, Xcode 5.1) issues it became more difficult than necessary. At the time of writing, if you...