Traditionally, colophons were a publisher’s emblem or imprint to give information about its authorship and printing. Instead, here I describe the ideas, tooling, and organization behind this creative work. You can learn more about the purpose and content of this website, as well as the author … elsewhere.
The site layout is powered by Foundation 5, primarily to take advantage of it’s responsive grid system. All the styling on top of that is my own creative expression of a timeless and minimalistic design.
The favicon (the little crown) is derived from my logo (encircled crown) was designed by me. I love colour and the shifting chameleon colours on this site provided a fun way for me to incorporate that into my design while maintaining minimalism.
The entire website is a static website that is generated by Jekyll. Hosting is via GitHub Pages which in turn is configured with this GitHub repository. I just edit, commit the changes, push, and my changes are live!
All the feeds are Atom 1.0 feeds. I don’t use the
jekyll-feed plugin, because it didn’t exist at the time I
created this site. Also because of the way I’ve chosen to structure my site into
different segments (more on this below).
On the styling front, I have:
This site has it’s own unique structure. I’ll break it down to you below: