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Issue 32 - 11ty Conference registration is open...Yet another great Eleventy Meetup...a What's the Future of Jamstack panel...And 13 posts, and 9 sites to see.

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Welcome to Issue 32 of the 11ty Bundle. 11ty, aka Eleventy, is a static site generator that is designed to be simple, flexible, and highly customizable. It is built on Node.js and allows developers to create websites by transforming templates and data into static HTML files. It supports multiple templating languages, including HTML, Markdown, Nunjucks, Liquid, and more, which gives developers the freedom to choose the languages they are most comfortable with or that best suit their project's needs.

Registration is now open for the May 9, 2024 11ty conference. See that button at the tippy-top of every page of this site? That takes you directly to the registration.

Today there was yet another Eleventy Meetup. The organizers are so good that the videos of each of the talks are already posted on YouTube:

Another event, held later today was an excellent panel discussion titled What's next for Jamstack...that's a link to the YouTube replay.

I wrote a post about some refactoring of some code on this site. It's called Refactoring by shortcode.

There were 2 side effects of my doing that.

  1. The post items that you see in places like the category listing pages or these blog posts now vary in height as I no longer limit the descriptions to 100 characters. I think it's helpful to have more info before you decide to click, or not. You'll see evidence in the post items listed below.

  2. I used the search here to see how many posts used the word Shortcode in their title. There were 8 of them, so now there is a category dedicated to Shortcodes.

That's all for now...until next time...

Recent releases

No new releases since the last issue.

Posts from around the web since the last Bundle issue

Refactor by shortcode

I decided to take on some overdue refactoring of the 11tybundle.dev site. Here's what I did.

Categories: FiltersHow to...Nunjucks/MacrosShortcodes

Automatic Mastodon post embeds

I use Nicolas Hoizey's GitHub action to syndicate my web activity to Mastodon. Recently, I removed the display of webmentions from my posts after seeing Chris and Robb discuss some privacy concerns around them. Upon seeing David Darnes' mastodon-post web component, I've gone ahead and added it, conditionally, to the end of each of my posts.

Categories: DeploymentSocial MediaWebmentions

Using B2 as a JSON data store

My links page is powered by the Readwise Reader API but because there are, quite reasonably, rate limits in place, I've gone ahead and reduced the page count I fetch on each build and cached older link data from past builds in a B2 bucket.

Categories: Data CascadeGlobal DataHow to...Remote Data

@fec/eleventy-plugin-asset-pipeline: Better Cache Busting with Eleventy

I have created an Eleventy plugin to easily implement cache busting and asset handling.

Categories: Asset PipelinesHow to...Plugins

Eleventy - Differentiate between dev and production builds with unique favicons

It is easy to mix up the dev and production versions of a website in the browser. Let's make them look unique by using different favicons.

Categories: ConfigurationData CascadeDeploymentImages

Eleventy now support automatic transforms from local paths to output URLs right out of the box.

Categories: FiltersHow to...Plugins

Setting up image transforms in Eleventy

I'm a software developer in Camarillo, California. I enjoy hanging out with my beautiful family and 4 rescue dogs, technology, automation, music, writing, reading and tv and movies.

Categories: How to...ImagesPlugins

Keeping your Algolia search index up to date

Keeping your search index up to date as your content changes is critically important to ensure your search results return valid information. Here's how it's done.

Categories: ConfigurationHow to...Search

Top 11 free Eleventy themes for 2024

A curated list of the top 11 Eleventy themes on GitHub in 2024.

Categories: ConfigurationGetting StartedLayouts

Built with Eleventy

Here are the new sites to see. If you want to see more sites, check out the Eleventy Leaderboards.

SoftIron

HyperCloud is a true private cloud solution: a complete set of building blocks that lay the...

Mike Stilling

Mike builds brands, campaigns, and websites that drive revenue.

Single-Serving Sites

Listing all the cool single-serving sites on the internets.

HoRoman

Personal homepage of Roman Horokhovatskyy a Ukrainian multi-disciplinary designer based in Dublin,...

Kristoff Lalicki

The portfolio of developer & designer Kristoff Lalicki

Bukmark Club

A collection of web pages from across the Internet that have a curated collection of bookmarks...

Andy Bond

Andy Bond's personal website and blog.

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