Write a post
Here’s a short tutorial on how to write your first blog post on the official Mother Tongues Blog. This tutorial assumes you’ve already signed up to become an author.
Posts on the Mother Tongues Blog are written in Markdown.
In order to write a new post, follow the following steps.
- In your fork of the Mother Tongues Blog Respository, make sure you’re in the
dev.authorbranch and add a new post to the
_postsfolder. Your post file name must by slugified. It must start with the date (yyyy-mm-dd) and then the blog post name,
- Add some meta data about the post at the top:
--- layout: post title: "Become an author" author: aidan categories: [ Tutorial, Blog ] tags: [ intermediate ] image: assets/images/01.jpg description: "Write your own articles for the Mother Tongues Blog" featured: false hidden: false ---
- Write the content of your post in Markdown. Please have a look at the template for writing accessible posts!
- When you’re happy with it, Submit a pull request
Thanks for contributing!