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Adding category and tag archive pages to Jekyll

Getting it done without plugins.

The next incremental upgrade I wanted to make to this site was the ability to incorporate category and tag based post archive lists and navigation from the right sidebar. There are some plugins available if you Google around, but I wanted to try and implement something simple and using only the stock Jekyll install. To accomplish this I did the following: Categories Create a category layout file “_layouts/category.html” which extends my regular page layout: