Jekyll Static Site

This example builds a version of the ZestyBurger Site by feeding content into a statically-generated Jekyll Site.Github:​

Getting Started

First, we'll need to install Jekyll.

Installing Jekyll

gem install bundler jekyll

See the Jekyll Website For More Help

Next, let's clone the example project

git clone
cd jekyll-zesty

Now, we simply need to install and run the project!

npm install

Note how npm install runs pullzesty

The example project's package.json also comes pre-equipped with some handy utility commands.

  • npm start # rebuilds data from and runs a jekyll server

  • npm run-script build-jekyll # rebuilds data from and runs jekyll to build a folder in docs/

  • npm run-script all # rebuilds data from, runs jekyll to build a folder in docs/, and runs a jekyll server

Understanding the Example Project

Jekyll provides support for front-matter, which PullZesty takes advantage of to create the files. The real magic in this project lies in the zesty.yaml file, which specifies the proper paths for all of our content. This content is merely consumed by some layouts. When creating your own Jekyll project, feel free to look at our zesty.yaml file and our layout files.

--- layout: default ---
<div dat
a-spy="scroll" data-target="#site-navbar" data-offset="200">
    <section class="site-cover" style="background-image: url({{page.splash_background}});" id="section-home">
        <div class="container">
            <div class="row align-items-center justify-content-center text-center site-vh-100">
                <div class="col-md-12">
                    <h1 class="site-heading no-site-animate mb-3">{{page.splash_title}}</h1>
                    <h2 class="h5 site-subheading mb-5 no-site-animate">{{page.splash_description}}</h2>
                    <p><a href="{{page.splash_link}}" target="_blank" class="btn btn-outline-white btn-lg no-site-animate" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#reservationModal">{{page.splash_link_text}}</a></p>

As you can see in our home.html file, we simply load in the front-matter from the file.

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