GitHub Pages, Jekyll and Liquid

Hints and tips on using Jekyll for publishing to GitHub Pages.
Jekyll is built on Ruby which is a pain to work with on Windows. It also doesn't match my chosen development language of JavaScript. Here are some possible alternatives to Jekyll along with some strengths and weaknesses.
These are the default attributes (variables) that you get with each part of the Jekyll domain.
While sites generated using GitHub pages can use Jekyll to enhance them, there are some limitations and, it seems, a number of problems.
The following code automatically generates a list of collection documents. It assumes that the collection uses `output: true` and optionally includes a collection title and description defined in the `_config.yml` configuration file.
The following code automatically generates a list of pages that exist in a given folder.
Some reference sites and links for Jekyll and Liquid.
2018-01-04 Jekyll/Liquid Tags
This is a list of `tags` that can be used in Jekyll.
A comprehensive list of filters available to modify/format Jekyll variables.
Example code to add to every page as a footer to enable the Disqus comments service.
If you want to generate a table of contents list (toc) for a markdown file, you can use the native Kramdown feature.