Working with Sites
Setting Site Properties
Setting site-wide properties of a MarkBind site is done by updating the
site.json file found and the project root. For example, it can be used to set the deploy destination, themes to apply, plugins to use etc.
More info in: User Guide → Setting Site Properties
A plugin is an extension that adds additional features to MarkBind. Some non-essential MarkBind functionalities are provided as plugins so that you can enable/disable/configure them as necessary. MarkBind also supports adding external plugins (written by you or other third parties).
More info in: User Guide → Using Plugins
Making the site searchable
MarkBind comes with an in-built site search facility with the option to use third-party search services as well.
More info in: User Guide → Making the Site Searchable
MarkBind supports the ability to style your website with a variety of Bootstrap themes.
More info in: User Guide → Themes
Deploying the Site
A site generated by MarkBind can be deployed by simply uploading the generated files to any Web server. In addition, MarkBind provides several convenient deployment options.
More info in: User Guide → Deploying the Site
MarkBind in the Project Workflow
As MarkBind is especially optimized as a project documentation tool, it integrates well with the workflow of software projects.
More info in: User Guide → MarkBind in the Project Workflow
Redirecting to a Custom 404 Page
Many popular static hosting services, such as Netlify, support custom routing to a custom 404 HTML page. A default
404.mdfile is provided, and you can customize it to create your own 404 page. The
404.htmlfile will be created at the root of the
More info in: User Guide → Redirecting to a Custom 404 Page
Adding Navigation Buttons
Navigation buttons can greatly help your website visitors browse through your content with ease.
More info in: User Guide → Adding Navigation Buttons
MarkBind allows you to start off your new project with different templates.
More info in: User Guide → Templates