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jekyll, jekyll-tag, jekyll-template
gem install jekyll_plugin_template -v 0.1.3


jekyll_block_tag_plugin_template Gem Version

TODO After cloning this repo, run bin/run_this_first, after which this line will automatically be deleted.

jekyll_block_tag_plugin_template is a Jekyll plugin that provides a new Liquid tag called new_tag_name and a new tag block called new_tag_block_name. The plugin is packaged as a Ruby gem.

  • A new_tag_block_name block tag that can do magic with its eyes closed.
    {% new_tag_name [arguments] %}
    Contents of new_tag_block_name
    {% endnew_tag_name %}
  • A new_tag_name tag that can turn on a dime and leave 15 cents change.
    {% new_tag_name Contents of new_tag_name tag%}

Additional Information

More information is available on Mike Slinn's web site about Jekyll plugins.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'jekyll_block_tag_plugin_template'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install jekyll_block_tag_plugin_template


TODO: Write usage instructions here


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

Install development dependencies like this:

$ BUNDLE_WITH="development" bundle install

To install this gem onto your local machine, run:

$ bundle exec rake install

To release a new version,

  1. Update the version number in version.rb.
  2. Commit all changes to git; if you don't the next step might fail with an unexplainable error message.
  3. Run the following:
    $ bundle exec rake release
    The above creates a git tag for the version, commits the created tag, and pushes the new .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.