By the time they had approached the dock, nightfall was just starting to creep in. Taru's legs ached deeply and his feet felt like dead lumps of meat in his boots. He took a deep breath and slowly stood up, holding back a stifled yelp as fiery hot pain traveled quickly between his toes and the soles of his feet, as life returned after having been crouching down and sneaking around for hours, waiting for them to show up. He was finally rewarded as he maintained a clear line of sight on billowing pink and silver feathers coming out of
The foul smelling rags left outside by the thugs were easy to spot, even in the dim light. It was obvious that we weren't coming back
Hey! Welcome to Ghost, it's great to have you :)
We know that first impressions are important, so we've populated your new site with some initial Getting Started posts that will help you get familiar with everything in no time. This is the first one!
There are a few things that you should know up-front:
Ghost is designed for ambitious, professional publishers who want to actively build a business around their content. That's who it works best for. If you're using Ghost for some other purpose, that's fine too - but it might not be the best choice for you.
Ghost uses a language called Markdown to format text.
When you go to edit a post and see special characters and colours intertwined between the words, those are Markdown shortcuts which tell Ghost what to do with the words in your document. The biggest benefit of Markdown is that you can quickly apply formatting as you type, without needing to pause.
At the bottom of the editor, you'll find a toolbar with basic formatting options to help you get started as easily as possible. You'll also notice that there's a ? icon, which contains more advanced shortcuts.
For now, though, let's
Ghost has a single, powerful organisational taxonomy, called tags.
It doesn't matter whether you want to call them categories, tags, boxes, or anything else. You can think of Ghost tags a lot like Gmail labels. By tagging posts with one or more keyword, you can organise articles into buckets of related content.
When you write a post, you can assign tags to help differentiate between categories of content. For example, you might tag some posts with
News and other posts with
Cycling, which would create two distinct categories of content listed on