# Switching to blogdown, Netlify and Travis

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The problem Some time ago, I started a blog. I actually did not post a whole lot of stuff though. I was using Jekyll, but my set-up was rather brittle and there were a few problems:
I could not use R Markdown directly. I always had to knitr manually to get plain Markdown from my R Markdown files and then use them as input for Jekyll. Since the majority of my posts involved at least some R code, this was not a very elegant thing to do.
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