That’s exactly the problem that Octopress solves, and then some.
Octopress comes with
- Semantic HTML5 template
- Mobile friendly, responsive, layout
- Built in 3rd party support for Twitter, Google +1, Disqus Comments, Pinboard, Delicious, and Google Analytics
- Easy deployment using GitHub pages or Rsync
- Built in support for POW and Rack servers
- Easy theming with Sass and Compass
- Beautiful Solarized syntax highlighting
- Plugins specific for Octopress and Jekyll
Ready to Get Started?
Octopress is really easy to set up and deploy and Brandon has done a great job documenting how to get started.
Brandon also made an appearance on Episode 0.1.7 where we talked about Open Source publishing with Geoffrey Grosenbach, Brandon Mathis, and Tim Caswell.