#Blogdown

My first experience with blogdown

Published at November 15, 2018 ·  1 min read

This is my first day at work with blogdown. I must admit it is pretty overwhelming at the beginning … I thought that it might be useful to write down a few notes, to summarise my steps ahead, during the learning process. I do not work with blogdown everyday and I tend to forget things quite easily. Therefore, these notes may help me recap how far I have come. And they might also help other beginners, to speed up their initial steps with such a powerful blogging platform....


My learning path with blogdown

Published at November 15, 2018 ·  5 min read

This is my first day at work with blogdown. I must admit it is pretty overwhelming at the beginning … I worked with R Studio and installed the library ‘blogdown’. I followed the instructions and used the ‘NEW PROJECT’ menu and added a ‘NEW BLOGDOWN SITE’ to my file system. I selected the ‘hugo-blog-jeffprod’ theme. This created a bunch of directories in my working directory. If I use the ‘serve_site()’ function in console, the Hugo server is called and the site is continuously updated, as soon as I make changes and save them....