How to point your custom apex domain to your github.io website?

A fellow reader of this blog asked me for guidance as to how to point his website example.com to example.github.io. This is a simple request. You just need to follow the instructions at the Github website. Since this is an apex domain (e.g. example.com) custom domain and not subdomain, we need to use A record. … Continue reading How to point your custom apex domain to your github.io website?

How is my website organized?

There are two main costs associated with building a website, namely domain name registration cost and hosting cost. This website’s name “shaunlgs.com” is registered with Hostgator and costs around $13 per year, and every year I have to renew it. Domain name registration is the easy step, the headache comes with finding a host. A … Continue reading How is my website organized?

Tools for writing Octopress blog

Latex Install LaTeX for Octopress blog: http://www.idryman.org/blog/2012/03/10/writing-math-equations-on-octopress/ Latex wiki: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/latex LaTeX is used to write equations in documents. Install LaTex on your Octopress blog, syntax for LaTeX in Octopress is $$ $$ for block math and and $ $ for inline math. Learn to use LaTex syntax such as square root, variables, unformatted text, exponent, … Continue reading Tools for writing Octopress blog

Plugins used in this Octopress blog

Update: I no longer uses Octopress. This post is archived for people who wants to see. This website is based on Octopress, which is “a framework designed by Brandon Mathis for Jekyll, the blog aware static site generator powering Github Pages”. Unlike other blogging platform such as WordPress and Blogger, Octopress generates static site, which … Continue reading Plugins used in this Octopress blog