Sad to announce the end of this "how to create a blog on your mobile phone series", well i know we have learned a lot of new things in this web series
Some things we have learned so far
- what mobile blogging is
- how to create a free website on github with jekyll
- how to clone your website to your mobile phone
- how to run some basic Git Commands in your mobile phone
- and so many other things
incase you missed the other series, don't worry you can always go back and read them up
Link to previous series
Now lets go back to what we are really here for, blogging from your mobile phone
What is blogging
Blogging refers to writing, photography, and other media that is self-published online.
So basically you know what blogging is all about, its a way for a lot of people to express their feelings and share there ideas online.
Blogging with jekyll
your blog posts live in a directory called _posts in the root of your site, so basically thats where you will add all your blog posts
Your blog file names begin with "year-month-date-your-title.md"
so when creating your post, always follow the order Year-month-date-title.md
for a detailed on how to write blog posts on jekyll please refer to this jekyll guide below
Learn more about jekyll post
Publishing your first postThe first step is to open your spck editor, The editor you downloaded in the first part of this series, open it and navigate to your _posts folder
Go ahead and delete the post found there and create another one with
After you created the post
add your layout and title like this
Now you can add anything to your blog post, after all you are now a blogger, after you are done with writting your post, just go ahead and commit your changes and then push them online like we learned in our previous post
and there you have it, you just created your first post, go ahead and preview your new post online
Previous posts from this series
[create a blog on rour mobile phone with jekyll part 2](/blog/create-a-blog-on-your-mobile-phone-part-2)
Other resources to learn from
thanks for reading....