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Jekyll Post Scaffolder
#!/bin/bash
#---------/---------------------\---------#
#--------|- Jekyll Post Creator -|--------#
#---------\---------------------/---------#
# Ripped and tweaked from https://gist.github.com/kabrooski/6107707
# Simply put the script in your site directory, edit the configs to fit your setup, and run it with:
# ./post "post title"
# What is does:
# - creates the post with the correct format of date and title
# - adds YAML front-matter (layout, title, date, tags)
# - opens the post file in editor chosen
########## Configs ##########
# Post layout
layout=post
# Post text editor
editor=sublime
# Post directory
folder=_posts/
# Author
author="Marcus Hammarberg"
########## Program ##########
# show help with -h
if [ "$1" == "-h" ]; then
echo "Usage: `basename $0` \"Post title\""
exit 0
elif [ -z "$1" ]; then
echo "Usage: `basename $0` \"Post title\""
exit 0
fi
# Y/n ask function
function ask {
while true; do
if [ "${2:-}" = "true" ]; then
prompt="Y/n"
default=Y
elif [ "${2:-}" = "false" ]; then
prompt="y/N"
default=N
else
prompt="y/n"
default=
fi
# Ask the question
read -p "$1 [$prompt] " REPLY
# Default?
if [ -z "$REPLY" ]; then
REPLY=$default
fi
# Check if the reply is valid
case "$REPLY" in
Y*|y*) return 0 ;;
N*|n*) return 1 ;;
esac
done
}
##### Variables #####
# post title
title="$1"
# convert title to filename format
# echo part replaces spaces with '-'
# awk converts it to lowercase
# sed keeps only lowercase letters and '-'
filetitle=$( echo ${1// /-} | awk '{print tolower($0)}'| sed 's/[^a-z\-]*//g')
# name of file
filename="$folder`date +%F`-$filetitle.md"
echo $filename
########## Adding to file ##########
echo "---" >> $filename
echo "layout: $layout" >> $filename
echo "title: \"$title\"" >> $filename
echo "author: \"$author\"" >> $filename
echo "date: `date +%F\ %H:%M:%S`" >> $filename
### Adding tags on new lines with a dash in front (separated with comma)
read -p "Tags: " tags
if [ "$tags" ]; then
echo "tags:
- $tags" | sed 's/,/\
-/g' >> $filename
fi
echo "---" >> $filename
echo >> $filename
# open in chosen editor
$editor $filename
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