Current software counts. Excellent tools in their latest versions make the rocket engine for each and every website. Jekyll One is using current software in their latest versions. All of them are OpenSource and free to use. No license issues for private or professional use.
J1 Template is based on these popular software platforms:
All software-platforms are OpenSource, free to use and available on all common operating systems like Windows, Linux, and OSX.
For the latest versions of J1 Template (>= 2022.5.1), Ruby V3 is recommended. The latest Ruby versions offer much better run-time performance. Ruby 3 will be up to three times faster compared to Ruby 2.0. This will definively speed-up the development processes for your new website.
The latest version of Jekyll v4.2.2 (March 2022) including all fixes for version V4. The upcoming version v4.3.0 will offer some new features and modernized functionality. If this version is released, all new features will be implemented in J1 as well.
Websites created by Jekyll One are projects managed by NodeJS. The built-in script engine provided by the package manager
npm of NodeJS simplifies the management of J1 projects a lot. Well-known commands typically used to manage software projects are at your fingertips. Easy to learn, easy to remember. Simple commands support creators to concentrate on the content.
To no reinvent wheels, J1 Template is based on ready-to-use frameworks, extensions, and modules. All build-in frameworks are industry standard, well known, and accepted worldwide.
For current webs, a must: responsiveness and modern design. Jekyll One is based on Bootstrap V5, the leading platform to create today’s responsive webs.
Internet Standards Supported
No question, icons and icon fonts are essentially required to make a site better understandable. Icons are used for navigation, extensions, modules, and last but not least for the content.
J1 Template supports popular icons font sets out-of-the-box:
All the icon sets are excellent in design and have a rich set of icons in various categories typically used for the Web.
Software products of today are not easy to manage. To get the complexity out of your way, J1 is fully configurable. No need to dive in the deep.
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- # text--template-features (features page) # - show: enabled: true id: text--template-features lightbox: false type: text text: [ "<big>Jekyll One Template</big> </br> <i>Clean, ..</i>", "<big>Jekyll meets Bootstrap</big> </br> <i>Best of ..</i>", "<big>J1 is Open Source</big> </br> <i>No pain ..</i>", "<big>Explore this site</big> </br> <i>Learn what's ..</i>", "<big>Create modern static sites</big> </br> <i>Secure, ..<i>" ] options: autoPlay: 5000 singleItem: true pagination: false
Configure what is to be done.
The Web is everywhere. J1 Template supports modern web browsers on all devices for best results on PCs, Tablets, and SmartPhones.
Desktop and Mobile support
The internet has shifted from almost exclusively desktop-driven to mostly mobile-driven nowadays. Just a decade ago, in 2010, over 90 percent of all global web traffic came from desktop computers. The percentage of global web traffic on mobile phones has surged over the past decade. As of July 2021, more than 50 percent of all web traffic came through mobile devices.
As of 2021, more than 50 percent of the total web visits are currently mobile. For this reason, it is very important to provide good useability of your website for mobile devices.
Desktop Web Navigation
Then Naviagtion Modules of J1 Template provides multiple sub-modules. An very important one: the menu system. Based on a quite simple configuration, give your vistors easy access to all of your content pages on a mouse-click.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ # Menu LEARN # - item: Learn sublevel: - title: Where to go href: /pages/public/learn/where_to_go/ icon: paw
Mobile Web Navigation
Mobile devices are great for Apps designed for these platforms. Using a web browser to surf websites is often frustrating on mobiles. Jekyll One provides navigation systems that cover both worlds: desktops and mobiles.
| Desktop and Mobile Navigation is using the same configuration data ( |
Best Google Lighthouse Scores
Performance is a key factor for all users. To not get visitors lost, J1 webs are highly optimized. All Websites will achieve the best Google Lighthouse scores for performance, accessibility, best practices, and SEO at the green level.