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Front matter

Front matter in Jekyll world is a snippet of YML file that is placed on top of the MD file between three dashes, that set the variables of the page. This can be used for:

  • Layout
  • Title
  • Navigation structure
  • and other element defined by the theme

Example of front mater for this page:

layout: default
title: Front matter
parent: Jekyll
grand_parent: Static
nav_order: 5
has_child: false
has_toc: false