Blog posts with trailing slashes no longer work in Jekyll 3 · Issue #4440 · jekyll/jekyll
If I understand correctly, the issue (at least as I experienced it on a blog I contribute to) related to how Jekyll 2 constructed permalinks based on the _config.yml's permalink: field:

Jekyll 2 automatically added trailing slashes to permalinks, even if none was provided in the permalink: field;
Jekyll 3 now supports + respects the absence of a trailing slash in the permalink: field.
Without that change, Jekyll was now generating links without a trailing slash, and the links including a trailing slash would 404. Unfortunately, since Google had already indexed links with a trailing slash, those were now 404s.

A blog I contribute to, the Rcpp Gallery, was affected by this -- we fixed it by ensuring our _config.yml had a trailing slash for the permalink: field: RcppCore/rcpp-gallery@70fc860

I think the Jekyll 3 behavior is correct, but this change could have been better advertised / documented, I think.

Also note that with this scheme no-trailing-slash seems to correctly redirect to with-trailing-slash, so both ways of accessing the page seem to be okay.
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