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Solo

🎸 B3log 分布式社区的 Java 博客端节点系统,欢迎加入下一代社区网络。B3log distributed community blog-end node based on Java, welcome to join the next generation community network.

Overview

Solo is a small and beautiful open-source blog system designed specifically for programmers. It has a vibrant community where users can push their articles as posts to the community, and community replies will be used as blog comments for interactive discussion. This creates a new experience for networking in the blogging community and eliminates the feeling of loneliness for those who love to record and share their thoughts. Solo also offers a variety of features such as Markdown editor, tag aggregation, custom navigation links, random articles, related articles, and more.

Features

  • Markdown Editor: Supports three editing modes - WYSIWYG, Real-time rendering, and Split-screen preview.
  • Tag Aggregation: Categorize articles using tags for easy navigation.
  • Custom Navigation Links: Ability to add custom navigation links to the blog.
  • Random Articles / Related Articles / Top / Update Reminders: Provides options for displaying random articles, related articles, top articles, and update reminders.
  • Custom Article Permalinks / Signature Configuration: Allows customization of article permalinks and signature configurations.
  • Site SEO Parameters / Announcement / Footer Code: Offers options to configure site SEO parameters, announcement, and footer code.
  • Code Highlighting / Math Formulas / Flowcharts / Sheet Music: Supports code highlighting, math formulas, flowcharts, and sheet music.
  • Multiple Skins and Multi-platform Adaptation: Provides multiple skins and supports multi-platform adaptation.
  • Multi-language / Internationalization: Supports multiple languages and internationalization.
  • Friendship Link Management: Enables management of friendship links.
  • Multi-user Writing and Team Blog: Allows multiple users to collaborate on writing as a team blog.
  • Import from Hexo/Jekyll/Markdown: Supports importing content from Hexo, Jekyll, and Markdown.
  • Export to Atom/RSS/Sitemap: Allows export of blog content to Atom, RSS, and Sitemap.
  • CDN and Static Resource Separation: Supports jsDelivr CDN distribution and separate storage of static resources.
  • GitHub Repository Pull and Automatic Backup: Pulls content from GitHub repository and provides automatic backup.
  • Built-in HTTPS+CDN File Storage Support: Provides built-in support for HTTPS+CDN file storage.
  • Generation and Export of Static Sites for GitHub Pages: Allows generation and export of static sites for publishing on GitHub Pages.

Installation

To install Solo, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest Solo package and unzip it.
  2. Open the command line or terminal and navigate to the unzipped directory.
  3. Run the following command:
    • For Windows: java -cp "lib/*;." org.b3log.solo.Server
    • For Unix-like systems: java -cp "lib/*:." org.b3log.solo.Server

Note: If you have a Java development environment, you can also build and run Solo from source code.

Summary

Solo is a small and beautiful open-source blog system designed for programmers. It has a range of features including a Markdown editor, tag aggregation, custom navigation links, code highlighting, multiple skins, and more. Installation is straightforward and can be done by downloading the latest Solo package and running a command. Overall, Solo provides a great platform for programmers to create and share their content.

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