Publify

Publify is the oldest and most powerful Ruby on Rails blogware, providing custom templates, powerful drag and drop plugins API, advanced SEO capabilities, and many more.

This project is maintained by publify

Publify

The Ruby on Rails publishing software formerly known as Typo

Download

You can download Publify latest release or clone the Publify repository.

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What's Publify?

Publify is a simple but full featured web publishing software. It's built around a blogging engine and a small message system connected to Twitter.

Publify follows the principles of the IndieWeb, which are self hosting your Web site, and Publish On your Own Site, Syndicate Everywhere.

Publify has been around since 2004 and is the oldest Ruby on Rails open source project alive.

Features

Install Publify locally

To install Publify you need the following:

  1. Unzip Publify archive
  2. Rename database.yml.yourEngine as database.yml
  3. Edit database.yml to add your database name, login and password.
$ bundle install
$ rake db:create
$ rake db:migrate
$ rake db:seed
$ rake assets:precompile
$ rails server
          

You can now launch you browser and access to 127.0.0.1:3000.

Install Publify on Heroku

In order to install Publify on Heroku, you’ll need to do some minor tweaks.

Storage

You need to setup Amazon S3 storage to be able to upload files on your blog. Set Heroku config vars.

heroku config:set provider=AWS
aws_access_key_id=YOUR_AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID
aws_secret_access_key=YOUR_AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY
aws_bucket=YOUR_AWS_BUCKET_NAME
          

To generate the Gemfile.lock, run:

HEROKU=true bundle install
        

Remove Gemfile.lock from .gitignore and commit it.

Add the HEROKU config variable to your Heroku instance:

heroku config:set HEROKU=true
        

Push the repository to Heroku.

When deploying for the first time, Heroku will automatically add a Database plugin to your instance and links it to the application. After the first deployment, don't forget to run the database migration and seed.

heroku run rake db:migrate db:seed
        

If application error has occurred after migration, you need to restart Heroku server.

heroku restart
        

Resources

Maintainers

This is a list of Publify maintainers. If you have committed, please add your name and contact details to the list.

Frédéric de Villamil frederic@publify.co blog: http://t37.net irc: neuro`

Matijs van Zuijlen blog: http://www.matijs.net/blog/ irc: matijs

Thomas Lecavelier blog: http://blog.ookook.fr/ irc: ook

Yannick François blog: http://elsif.fr irc: yaf

And many more cool people who’ve one day or another contributed to Publify.

Original Author: Tobias Luetke blog: http://blog.leetsoft.com/ irc: xal

Enjoy,
The Publify team