I’ve been running my blog on Octopress for the past 3 years. It has served me well. But I couldn’t shake the feeling that my site was running on someone else’s Jekyll blog, as that - somewhat harshly - is what Octopress essentially is.
So I decided to migrate my site to Jekyll itself. This turned out to be reasonably straight forwards:
- I installed Jekyll as per the instructions on
gem install jekyll
jekyll new my-site && cd $_
Copied my Octopress
source/_postsdirectory to Jekyll’s
- Copied my static resources to the Jekyll root folder e.g. favicons and my
And that was it!