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Formatted Date Strings in Linux

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You can easily print the current time as a formatted string using the date command in linux:

date "+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S %z"

Installing WordPress on Linux Mint for Development

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This tutorial uses Linux Mint 18.

For development and testing, you’ll often want to run WordPress on a local machine. In Linux Mint we can get up and running quickly using a few packages and settings changes.

A Static Site Folder Structure for Github Pages

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GitHub Pages is a GitHub service that will host your static website files, if you push them to a specific git repo or branch. This is one of the easiest ways for git users to host static HTML, CSS, and JS files.

This makes a perfect pair with a static site generator. In this article I outline a method to keep your entire static site project in one git repository.