Like many devs, one of our first encounters with static site generators came through the discovery of Jekyll.
It was back in 2015.
Jekyll was dominating the field at that time, and we remember loving it from the get-go.
Even though it has more competition than ever, you can still see Jekyll sitting at the top of the list of popular SSGs.
Today, I want to explore Jekyll for one specific use case: e-commerce.
So after going through this SSGs’ basics and why it’s a good option for e-commerce projects, I’ll show you how to build a fully functioning Jekyll shop.
Tutorial steps 🛠
- Installing Ruby & Jekyll
- Creating a collection
- Overriding Jekyll’s default theme
- Integrating a shopping cart
- Deploying a Jekyll e-commerce website
Let’s do this!
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