It's early days, but so far I'm really enjoying using Pelican.
I stumbled a couple of times during the the installation and getting started phase. Following the docs and using the pelican-quickstart helper I came unstuck at two points:
The docs (v3.3.0) currently explain that you need to use how to add and remove themes, however they fail to mention that there is a setting
THEME = 'my-theme-name'
This needs to be added to the pelicanconf.file to switch pelican to use your newly installed theme.
Adding a PATH setting to fix 'fabric serve' command
Using Pelican with Fabric is a really nice experience however it didn't work straight after my pelican-quickstart.
I found that I had to add the following setting to get past the error:
'NoneType' object has no attribute 'lower' error.
PATH = 'content'
After adding that the various fabric commands worked properly :-)