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Goes in Rakefile for Jekyll for those wanting tag pages
# Using multi-word tags support from
# If using with jekyll gem, remove bits loop and site.read_bits('') and add require 'rubygems' and require 'jekyll'
# Using full HTML instead of layout include to manually set different page title (tag, not tag_slug) and canonical URL in header
desc 'Build tags pages'
task :build_with_tags do
sh 'rm -rf _site'
puts "Generating tags..."
# use custom jekyll that includes archives pages, bits, multiviews, etc
require '/Users/Stammy/Projects/jekyll-stammy/lib/jekyll.rb'
include Jekyll::Filters
options = Jekyll.configuration({})
site =
# nuke old tags pages, recreate
site.tags.sort.each do |tag, posts|
# generate slug-friendly tag
tag_slug = tag.gsub(' ','-').gsub('&', '&')
html = <<-HTML
layout: nil
<!doctype html>
<html lang="en-US">
<meta "charset=utf-8"/>
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1">
<title>#{tag} &mdash;</title>
{% if page.description %}
<meta content="{{ page.description }}" name="description">
{% endif %}
<meta name="description" content="{{ site.description }}"/>
<link rel="canonical" href="{{ site.base_url }}/tags/#{tag_slug}"/>
<link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title=" Feed" href=""/>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/sass/screen.css" type="text/css"/>
{% include nav.html %}
<div id="site">
<div id="post">
{% include cta.html %}
<h1>Posts tagged as <span>#{tag}</span></h1>
<ul class="posts post_listing">
{% for post in site.posts %}
{% for tag in post.tags %}
{% if tag == '#{tag}' %}
{% include post_listing.html %}
{% endif %}
{% endfor %}
{% endfor %}
{% for bit in site.bits %}
{% for tag in bit.tags %}
{% if tag == '#{tag}' %}
{% include bit_listing.html %}
{% endif %}
{% endfor %}
{% endfor %}
<p class="larger">View more in the <a href="{{ site.base_url }}/archives" title="Archives - Paul Stamatiou">archives</a> or <a href="{{ site.base_url }}/search" title="Search">search</a>.</p>
{% include load_last_js.html %}
HTML"tags/#{tag_slug}.html", 'w+') do |file|
file.puts html
puts 'Generating tag cloud...'
html = ''
max_count ={|t,p| p.count}.max
site.tags.sort.each do |tag, posts|
s = posts.count
if s > 1
font_size = ((24 - 10.0*(max_count-s)/max_count)*2).to_i/2.0
tag_slug = tag.gsub(' ','-')
html << "<a href=\"{{ site.base_url }}/tags/#{tag_slug}\" title=\"Posts tagged #{tag}\" style=\"font-size: #{font_size}px; line-height:#{font_size}px\">#{tag}</a> "
end'_includes/tag_cloud.html', 'w+') do |file|
file.puts html
puts 'Done. Now running Jekyll and Compass..'
def jekyll
sh 'jekyll'
sh 'compass compile'
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