1. Pelican Mind Map

    August 17, 2012 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This is how I planned my migration to Pelican. iThoughts HD1 is the best way I know of to plan a large complicated project. The new automatic color schemes are pretty.

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  2. Moving to Pelican - Design Planning

    August 14, 2012 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Previously on "As the Pelican Turns": Moving a WordPress site.

    In this installment, I'll share some of what I learned about building a customized Pelican static blog. Specifically, the theme planning and design work. I'll talk about coding Pelican themes in a later, equally dull, post.


    I ...

  3. Pelican Guide - Moving From WordPress and Initial Setup

    August 12, 2012 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    When I moved this site off of WordPress, I wanted three things:

    1. A blogging platform I understood
    2. Speed
    3. Convenience

    I decided to go with a static blogging platform that generates simple HTML files and does not have a database back-end. Out of the many freely available options I chose Pelican ...

  4. Linked List Posts in Pelican

    August 08, 2012 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I will eventually write up the ever so exciting story of building a Pelican static blog site, but until then, here's a trick that required a visit to the Pelican IRC channel.1

    Pelican provides access to any user defined Markdown meta data field. That means I can define ...