Blogging On FreeBSD [Why I Use FreeBSD: Part 1]

• Donovan

UPDATE: I now use and highly recommend Jekyll. After over a decade of broken plugins and security holes with Wordpress, I’ve switched over to static site coding.

Thought I’d give a glimpse into my blogging workflow and why I prefer to use FreeBSD to get things done.

Starting with my distraction-free writing in Markdown (vim), conversion to html, uploading to the Wordpress server and using wp-cli to turn it into a post. 100% cli.

Vim plugins used:




Run :set noshowmode in vim to turn off the INSERT status when typing distraction-free.

Python Markdown for converting .md file to .html here.

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