Building A Custom Jekyll Command Plugin

A guide for building custom Jekyll sub-command plugins

I used this to tape together a printURL command so I could pass in a filename and get its URL to pass to a command line executable that sends Webmentions. It surprised me that that wasn’t somehow possible in the basic Jekyll install and that I couldn’t find something that already did it–but it was much easier to write myself than I expected.

Though in the process, I discovered that Ruby library documentation sites error out a ton…

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