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Quick Tips

Useful snippets and ideas for managing and creating 11ty projects

Layout Templating

Tips for creating Eleventy layouts.

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Essential Navigation Snippet

Grab this snippet to quickly add a basic navigation partial that includes highlighting the current page

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VSCode Settings

Helpful VSCode settings for working on 11ty projects.

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Site Metadata

A useful technique to manage site metadata (title, description, url, etc) for ease of retrieval throughout templates and content.

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Excluding Content Output

Explore scenarios where you may want to exclude content from output or collections.

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Data Directory File

Quickly assign settings to a collection instead of repeating the info in each content's front matter.

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Changing Content Output

Learn how to change content output's file type and/or location within the filesystem.

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Managing `.env` Variables

Set up a way to retrieve `.env` variables within your site content, layouts, and config.

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