To show how this feature works, with a concrete example, this article was purposefully
split into two parts. The first part of this article can be accessed by looking under
the section labelled
Article Series on the right toolbar. This
Part 1 article is
displayed using normal text, while the following
Part 2 article is shown in an
italicized text. Click on the
Part 1 article text on the right toolbar to go to the
Once the configuration for Series is enabled in the configuration file, using this feature for
a given set of articles requires that the article contains the
metadata field value.
The text assigned to the
series metadata field is the title of the series. When the page is
created, Pelican provides Elegant with a list of all pages that have the same value for the
series metadata field. By default, Elegant sorts that list according to the publish date for
each article. The titles for those pages is then displayed in sorted order, with the current
page presented in italics and the other pages presented as a link to those pages.
series: Maximizing Elegant series_index: 2
If there is a reason to override the ordering of the articles, the
field is required. It is recommended that you use the part number you want displayed for the
article as the value to assign to the field.