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I use Ghost for my blog and sometimes I add extras - this is more a reminder for me than it is for you.

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    Adding a tags page to a Ghost blog

    An odd thing about Ghost is though it allows you to tag your posts it doesn't provide an out-of-the-box way to access all the tags as a single view. It is relatively easy to set one up yourself and give it a reasonably consistent look and feel to the main blog. To start you need to enable the host public API, you'll find this in the Labs section of your ghost admin. Then, you need to create a static page with a post url of tags. Now we have to create a special theme file called page-tags.h

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    Adding search to your [ghost] blog - part 2

    Okay this is the next step in adding search functionality to my blog. The biggest let down of the original integration was that I need to remember to run the search updater every time I made a new, or just updated a, blog post, but what if I was writing the entry remotely or, more than likely, just plain forgot? At the end of the last post [https://blog.many-monkeys.com/adding-search-to-your-ghost-blog-2/] I mentioned the possibility of adding a IFTTT snippet (actually they call them applets) t

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    Adding search to your [ghost] blog

    Recently I wanted to find something in my own blog that I had written about and though I only have a small number of posts compared to some, it still took more time than it really should have. So I decided to look at adding some search functionality; because I am originally from Yorkshire it should be free, because I am lazy it should be relatively easy. A quick google search (the meta-irony is not lost on me) and a few dead ends, I ended up trying Algolia [https://www.algolia.com]. Now this lo