node-blog

Markdown Blog with twitter bootstrap UI and ace editor for composing…

npm install node-blog
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node-blog is a basic blog written in Node.js with nice inline composing and markdown storage. All writing is done within your web browser using the ace editor, published articles as well as drafts are stored as markdown files on your server.

node-blog

You can easily manage your personal site with node-blog, see semu.mp for a working example using node-blog. There is a nice tag cloud available, an RSS news feed for sure and comments with the help from disqus.

Configuration

Please edit config.json for setting up your own node-blog. Please pay attention to the strict JSON syntax, you can validate your configuration with JSONLint if you run into any problems!

{
  "host": "example.com",
  "port": 8080,
  "admin": {"username": "admin", "password": "loremipsumdolorsitamet"},
  "author": "Lorem Ipsum",
  "disqus": "loremipsum",
  "paths": {
    "articles": "markdown"}
}

Using node-blog

After configuration is done just start node-blog with node app.js and point your web browser to the defined host and port. All needed information for customizing node-blog and about composing articles can be found in the folder markfiles/ or at your new node-blog…

Article Format

/*
 Title: Lorem Ipsum dolor sit amet
 Hidden: true
 Date: 2012-02-10 22:17:09
 Tags: Example
 Category: Example
 Sources:
   example.com: http://example.com 
*/

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Maecenas orci nibh, convallis ac venenatis at, aliquet eget neque. Nulla tortor nulla, varius quis ultricies sit amet, posuere nec velit. In hac habitasse platea dictumst. Suspendisse a nulla lacus, dignissim dignissim felis. Morbi ut dui lacus. Sed aliquet tristique malesuada. Morbi sit amet neque eu nunc fringilla sollicitudin. Quisque condimentum arcu non odio pulvinar eget placerat mauris auctor. Quisque quam nulla, vestibulum vitae tincidunt eu, lacinia eget metus. Nam commodo cursus facilisis. Nam convallis porta orci, in sodales erat vestibulum quis.

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2012 Sebastian Müller

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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