This is a simple and minimalist template for Jekyll designed for developers that want to write blog posts but don’t want to care about frontend stuff.
The Theme features:
- Stylus (Jeet, Rupture, Kouto Swiss)
- Live Search
- Offcanvas Menu
- SVG icons
- Shell Script to create posts
- Tags page
- Series page
- About Me page
- Feed RSS
- Color Customization
- Info Customization
- Install Jekyll
- Fork the Will Jekyll Template
- Clone the repo you just forked.
_config.ymlto personalize your site.
- Check out the sample posts in
_poststo see examples for assigning categories and tags, and other YAML data.
- Read the documentation below for further customization pointers and documentation.
Site and User Settings
You have to fill some informations on
_config.yml to customize your site.
All color variables are in
src/styl/variable. To change the main color, just set the new value at
main assignment. Another colors are for texts and the code background color.
You can use the
initpost.sh to create your new posts. Just follow the command:
The new file will be created at
_posts with this format
When you create a new post, you need to fill the post information in the front-matter, follow this example:
Running the blog in local
In order to compile the assets and run Jekyll on local you need to follow those steps:
- Install NodeJS
Having a problem getting something to work or want to know why I setup something in a certain way? Ping me on Twitter @willian_justen or file a GitHub Issue.
This theme is free and open source software, distributed under the The MIT License. So feel free to use this Jekyll theme on your site without linking back to me or using a disclaimer.
If you’d like to give me credit somewhere on your blog or tweet a shout out to @willian_justen, that would be pretty sweet.