Jekyll Jemoji

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How To: Add Emoticons to Jekyll Theme

In my previous blog How To: Add Jekyll Sitemap Generator I showed you how to add a sitemap your page. In this blog i am going to show you how to use a Jemoji to add markdown for emoji icons in you jekyll theme. Everyone uses icons now in chat and text so why not in my blog too?

Update config.yml


Just add:

  - jemoji

Update Gemfile


Just add:

gem 'jemoji'

Run Bundle

In your root folder execute the command:

bundle exec jekyll serve

Test the Markdown

I give this plugin two :+1:!

I give this plugin two :+1:!

You can find the full of Emojis here. Copy the one you want, and paste it into markdown!

Customizing Emoji Images Locally

By default the emojis are github cdn provided, to host your own images just add this to your _config.yml file:

  src: "/assets/images/emoji"

Of course be sure to download all the emojis. You can find more details here.

What’s Next?

Check out How To: Create a GitHub Page Readme. Be sure to reach out to me to share your blog or if you have any questions, issues, or feedback from creating your GitHub Jekyll Theme Page!!