Never change your Pelican footer again

One of the less glamorous tasks of hosting a blog is keeping all the small details up to date. One of those details is the copyright date on the site. Here's an easy way to never have to worry about this again. Pelican themes have a core set of files …

Installing Pelican on Raspberry Pi

Each holiday season I try to find new and unique ways share updates from the previous year with my family and friends. This year I'm bringing a mobile website to my family. I have a small Raspberry Pi that will be loaded with pictures and posts of family events from …

Adding local search to Pelican

One of the key features I've always wanted with my site was a way for readers to quickly find related content - either through search or related posts. When I was previously on WordPress, search functionality was baked in, so it was easy to incorporate searching into the site layout. Static …

Backing up Pelican with Dropbox

Now that the move from WordPress to Pelican is complete, I'm starting to automate some of my site maintenance tasks. The first one I wanted to take on was backing up the site. My previous WP site was pretty automated, so I wanted to have the same "fire and forget …

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