I recently launched Soopr, a set of easy to use tools for your static websites. While building Soopr, I got fascinated with the idea of using a static site as landing website, and using markdown to power additional supporting pages and blog posts. And the outcome is Cookie.
Cookie is a Jekyll and Tailwind CSS based static website that makes the whole process of creating and launching landing websites extremely easy. With its responsive and mobile friendly pages, integrated blog, additional pages and Soopr integration, it can help you focus on building your product than landing website.
You can see demo app deployed here
Jekyll is a static website generator - what it means is that in production, your site will be faster because it has been converted into HTML pages while deployment. Another reason is that by separating your landing website from your app website, your app servers get comparatively free and can boost performance for your regular customers. I chose Jekyll also because it is one of the most stable and simple static website generator frameworks and thus reduces complexity.
Cookie also uses Tailwind 2.0 which is a utility first CSS framework, and makes the process of iterating on homepage a lot easier.
- Well-designed landing page
- Responsive and mobile friendly
- Integrated blog, write content in markdown format
- Easy to customize using Tailwind CSS
- Fast and performant website
- SEO optimized
- RSS feed
- Easy to deploy on platforms like Heroku, AWS, Netlify & Vercel. One-click deploy on Netlify is also possible
- Soopr integrated - easy to customize share & like buttons, URL shortning and website analytics
- Fork this repository.
bin/start - development server will start at http://127.0.0.1:4061
- You can customize landing page by modifying index.html in root directory.
- You can customize other website pages by modifying files present in
- You can write blog posts in
_postsdirectory. It’s a regular Jekyll blog, and Tailwind Typography for better blog formating and code syntax highlighting is already included.
- You should also checkout
_config.ymlin root directory, and add relevant details. Many of them are used for SEO purposes.
- You should also add favicons in
_includesdirectory. You can use RealFaviconGenerator.
- You can customize image assets in
- You will have to hook the ‘Work with Us’ form present on main page with a real backend.
- Font Awesome is also integrated, to add any icon in your HTML files, you can refer to the website
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/abhinavs/cookie.
This project is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.