You might well ask at this point why bother making a new Casper's clone?
Although this is inspired by Kasper, there are several additional features which make this port closer
to the original theme. Besides, I have recently updated it to match the current version of the theme.
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Important: For security reasons, Github doesn't allow plugins (under _plugins/) when deploying with Github Pages. This means:
1) that we need to generate your site locally (more details below) and push the resulting HTML to a Github repository;
2) built the site with travis-ci (with goodies from jekyll-travis) automatically pushing the generated _site/ files to your gh-pages branch.
This later approach is the one I am currently using to generate the live demo.
For option 1) simply clone this repository (master branch), and then run
jekyll serve inside the directory. Upload the resulting _site/ contents to your repository (master branch if uploading as your personal page (username.github.io) or gh-pages branch if uploading as a project page (as for the demo).
For option 2) you will need to set up travis-ci for your personal fork. Briefly all you need then is to change your details in _config.yml so that you can push to your github repo. You will also need to generate a secure key to add to your .travis.yml (you can find more info on how to do it in that file). Also make sure you read the documentation from jekyll-travis. This approach has clear advantages in that you simply push changes to your files and all the html files are generated for you. Also you get to know if everything is still fine with your site builds. Don't hesitate to contact me if you still have any issues (see below about issue tracking).
As discussed here, in order to properly generate author pages you need to rename the field categories in the front matter of every post to match that of your username as defined in the _config.yml file.
This probably means that with a bit of hacking you could in principle generate multiple author blogs. Check this link for more on working with multiple authors...
This install builds well with Ruby v2.1.1 and Jekyll v3.0.0. If you run into any problems please log them on the issue tracker.
Feel free pull-request your patches and fixes.
Many thanks to the Ghost team for all the design work that allows to make this clone possible. Also many thanks to all contributors, that help keeping the project alive and updated :smile:
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