Gridsome

Gridsome - Multiple Instances of the Source Filesystem Plugin

January 26, 2020 · 2 min read

In my last post, I mentioned the transition to Gridsome and it has been relatively pain free. I owe a lot of this to the existing community and the great list of starter resources. If a concept isn't explained or clear in the docs, chances are you can gain some insight from the various starters.

One particular concept I had a problem with right out of the gate was how to use markdown files from multiple directories. I started with the post type to handle /year/month/day/title routes but I wanted to move to an equivalent of the generic page type from Hexo. In doing research to the search terms I could've used months ago, I stumbled on multiple

Hey there, Gridsome!

January 1, 2020 · 2 min read

It's been over a year since my last post and while unfinished drafts don't count, I thought my blog was due for a change. The move from Octopress to Hexo was relatively uneventful but I found keeping up a little difficult. It wasn't completely on Hexo, I had tweaked things to a point that merging in changes over time became cumbersome and slow. In a previous post, I roughly mentioned the transition and a lot has happened to the web in over 3 years.

Static site generators like Hugo and Gatsby have picked up steam and the feature set of Gatsby, particularly the GraphQL component stood out. I wanted to stick to Vue for as many of my personal projects as possible, so I searched for any static site generator using Vue I could find. Fortunately Gridsome has come along as a nice clone of Gatsby using Vue rather than React and even though it's at v0.7.12 at the time of this post, I've run into very f ...

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