Jekyll is based on ruby, so we build our image based on the ruby image.
FROM ruby MAINTAINER firstname.lastname@example.org
RUN apt-get update RUN apt-get install -y node python-pygments
The jekyll gem. Bundler is required if you have your own Gemfile in the folder.
RUN gem install jekyll bundler
Map a folder from host to /src in the container and expose 4000
VOLUME /src EXPOSE 4000
Setup working dir.
Ideally, we should run bundle install first and then have the ENTRYPOINT to be
ENTRYPOINT ["jekyll"]. I don’t know how to do it that way. (CMD?)
ENTRYPOINT bundle install && jekyll serve -H 0.0.0.0
Build the docker image
Change directory into where the Dockerfile is stored. Do not miss the “.” a the end.
docker build -t mrcoder/jekyll .
I use a theme forked from here. Simply clone it locally:
git clone https://github.com/mmistakes/hpstr-jekyll-theme.git
Run the Docker image
docker run --rm -v "$PWD:/src" -p 4000:4000 mrcoder/jekyll
If you are running it with boot2docker, you need to find out the ip of the docker host with
boot2docker ip and open the site with