In this post, I will show how I built a personal photo blog.
Contentful is an immensely well-featured headless content management system, but the density of its featureset can be daunting to integrate with static site generators. The great news is, Eleventy is so well-designed and modular — it doesn’t have to be nearly so challenging.
It’s not always obvious why you should choose one over another.
I wanted to have a single source of truth for our fonts that I could expose as global data and reuse in my templates, front matter, inline CSS, and wherever else they're needed.
Who would have thought; software.gay was still available.
Images are a core part of the web, but they don't come for free.
A straightforward how-to.
Using Git commit time as a reliable time to use as modified or last updated time.
The permalink field in our file's front matter allows us to change the output file type of an exported template.
I write a lot, and a lot of my writing is published on other sites. One of the functions of my site is to serve as an archive, so I can keep track of what I’ve done where.
Setting up responsive images in Eleventy using Cloudinary.
Collection of filters, shortcodes and other tips for extending Eleventy.
Multiple ways to select a random post.
In-depth data explainer for Eleventy.
Nifty trick that could come in handy.
An approach to handle drafts in Eleventy.
How to add scheduled publishing to 11ty site with a bonus for drafts.
Using Nunjucks 'If Expressions' in 11ty to create a simple active navigation state (opens in a new window or tab)
Title says it all.
Quick how-to for setting up design tokens in Eleventy.
Video overview of how to create filters in Eleventy.