Jigsaw (13 posts)

Jigsaw is a PHP based Static Site builder based around Laravel's Blade templating engine. It uses markdown and blade.php templates to create a static html website. It takes about a second to run the build process. This is what i am using to make this website.

Jigsaw Script to run build script on save

March 5, 2021

Today I decided I wanted a script to auto build the site on each save of this jigsaw blog. I was playing with the css yesterday and liked the simplicity of the npm watch command, but wanted something...

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Jigsaw Getting your Github Pages site into Google

June 25, 2020

How I got Google to index / crawl my site by submitting it via the Google Search Console.

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Jigsaw Tailwind CSS

May 17, 2020

One thing i really liked about this Jigsaw static site generator is it comes with Tailwind Css and a working Laravel Mix / Webpack / PurgeCSS solution. Tailwind CSS is much more like coding CSS /...

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My New Post Bash Shell Script

May 17, 2020

I like to make shell scripts to make my life easier. this is my current newPost script. It isnt very comlicated, but gives me a simple blank post, quickly. I would like it to format the $something...

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Jigsaw Using highlight.js

May 17, 2020

Jigsaw comes with highlightjs to show code blocks in colour, here is a CSS, HTML and Bash output for the jigsaw command

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Internationalization Of A Jigsaw Static Site

May 17, 2020

Alongside playing with code, i like to learn Portuguese. So i was wondering this morning the best way to make a Portuguese version of the site. I would like a language switcher to swap between EN...

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Jigsaw Testing a blade.md template for a post

May 17, 2020

Trying to get a blade.md template to work as i expect.

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Jigsaw experiment with ~20,000 pages

May 13, 2020

I wanted to try and experiment to see how many pages i can make in jigsaw, how long it would take to build and also would the search take it. My idea is to output markdown pages for the 20,000...

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Jigsaw Ideas

May 9, 2020

I am still enjoying jigsaw and have a couple of ideas to improve my site with it. I really like the search provided out of the box with the jigsaw blog template. but I want to add the about page...

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GRR, Duplicate Github Pages

May 9, 2020

12.26pm It took me all morning to fix this website deploy issue, there was an old old repo that was setup years ago as an experiment. I deleted that repo and now it is working as expected.

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Jigsaw Templates

April 29, 2020

Working on templates for this static site. The mix of markdown and HTML isnt working. [ ] Daily page - template for each day, with a shell script to create it [ ] Code page - with examples of...

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Jigsaw Static Site Thoughts

April 29, 2020

I was looking for a project to help me do a few things. write a blog, store reference material for things I am interested in, create a database of plants I like to grow, learn about markdown &...

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Rainy Day - Thoughts about Debian

April 28, 2020

8.15am in bed, it is raining, wondering what to do today. I have been using Debian Linux for years, I guess about version 5. Recently I found the 4.9 kernel caused the computer to lock / freeze...

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