Juha-Matti Santala
Community Builder. Dreamer. Adventurer.

Blog posts in category “Eleventy”

Blog posts about my website projects with Eleventy

  • May 15th, 2024
    Recap of 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good

    Last week, the first 11ty Conference, also known as the 11ty International Symposium on Making Web Sites Real Good, took place and it blew my mind. Here are the best parts, which is pretty much everything.

  • May 12th, 2024
    Two small hockey web projects

    Spring is the best time of hockey fans: NHL playoffs and IIHF World Championships fill days and nights with hockey. For me, that means running fun community projects and building software for them.

  • Apr 24th, 2024
    The Future of Jamstack panel discussion

    We had a great discussion about the future of Jamstack community with Mike, Benedicte, Sean and Miriam.

  • Apr 13th, 2024
    index.md is a valid Eleventy project

    Building website projects from the scratch with Eleventy is a delightful process in my experience because in the beginning, all you need is index.md and you can then customise and add on top of it as much as you like.

  • Feb 28th, 2024
    Search, Webmentions and microformats

    I’ve made some updates on my website - let’s talk about them. I added a search functionality with Pagefind, Webmention support both directions and microformats to my blog posts.

  • Feb 26th, 2024
    THE Eleventy Meetup Feb 20th

    We had a lovely meetup with the Eleventy community. I talked about building meetup community sites utilizing Global Data Files and Robb talked about how he builds his website with Eleventy, pulling data in from various sources.

  • Jan 24th, 2024
    Community websites with Eleventy

    With Eleventy’s data files, I’ve come up with a good setup to build landing pages for communities that organize events.

  • Jan 6th, 2024
    Workaround for Notion’s lack of heading levels

    Notion only allows heading levels 1-3 to be used but often I find myself needing for more levels. I wrote a workaround to not let technical restrictions limit my creativity.

  • Oct 28th, 2023
    Showing most popular posts with Netlify Analytics

    I built a functionality to my Eleventy blog to fetch most visited blog posts from Netlify’s analytics and show them on my blog

  • Aug 28th, 2023
    Custom cookie consent for video embeds

    Occasionally I want to embed Youtube videos or social media posts on my blog but wanted a clean and straight-forward way to deal with cookie consent. So I built my first version for Youtube embeds.

  • Aug 22nd, 2023
    Website rewrite and switching to Notion as CMS

    This website served me well for almost 5 years with minor improvements, tweaks and hacks. Now, it was time for a total rewrite and upgrading my stack and tools.

  • Jul 26th, 2023
    Blog comments via Mastodon

    After half a year of pondering, I finally wrote a bit of code to add comments to my blog via Mastodon replies.