Simon Griffee · Design · Photography · Writing · Illustration

What: web publishing

Creating a Personal Website Using GitHub Pages

The GitHub mascot is known as an ‘octocat’ — a cross between two very intelligent animals. I drew the one above for you, dear reader. Summary: A brief overview of Git and GitHub followed by pointers to instructions on creating your own personal website hosted at yourusername.github.io for free. Git & GitHub Git is software for version control of files to help a person or a group of people do, publish and keep track of their work.

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Simple Portfolio Website With Google Sites

An image showing the site template that includes Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa as an example portfolio piece.

Here’s a simple Google Sites template made to help anyone publish a portfolio of work online. A template for a résumé is also included in the about page.

HTML Form to File.txt

Summary: HTML/JavaScript form that saves user input into a text file in Markdown format with YAML front matter for use on your local computer. Use to quickly create a post for publishing with a static website generator such as Hugo or Jekyll. After my recent site redesign my photo publishing workflow is as follows: After choosing a photograph in Lightroom, I export it into the images folder of my Hugo-powered site on my computer.

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