Resources

Jekyll’s growing community produces wide variety of themes, plugins, tutorials and other resources that can be helpful. Below is a collection of links to some of the most popular Jekyll resources.

Themes

Plugins

Editors

  • jekyll-atom: A collection of snippets and tools for Jekyll in Atom
  • markdown-writer: An Atom package for Jekyll. It can create new posts/drafts, manage tags/categories, insert link/images and add many useful key mappings.
  • sublime-jekyll: A Sublime Text package for Jekyll static sites. This package should help creating Jekyll sites and posts easier by providing access to key template tags and filters, as well as common completions and a current date/datetime command (for dating posts). You can install this package manually via GitHub, or via Package Control.
  • vim-jekyll: A vim plugin to generate new posts and run jekyll build all without leaving vim.
  • WordPress2Jekyll: A WordPress plugin that allows you to use WordPress as your editor and (automatically) export content in to Jekyll. WordPress2Jekyll attempts to marry these two systems together in order to make a site that can be easily managed from all devices.

Useful Guides

Integrations

Use a SaaS service as a backend for functionality on your Jekyll site

Comments

  • Staticman: Add user-generated content to a Jekyll site (free and open source)
  • Talkyard: Embedded comments for Jekyll and others (free and open source, or hosted serverless)

Content Management

  • Contentful: use Jekyll together with the API-driven Contentful CMS.
  • CloudCannon: The Cloud CMS for Jekyll
  • Forestry.io: A static CMS that commits
  • Netlify CMS: Open source content management for your Git workflow
  • Site Leaf: Built for developers, Loved by everyone

E-commerce

  • Snipcart: Add a shopping cart to a Jekyll site

Forms

  • Algolia: Add a powerful instant search to your Jekyll site

Other commentary