Blog themes are the perfect Jekyll themes to use if you're looking to start your own blog, they're optmized for readability, so you can focus on writing.
Free themes are perfect if you're just starting out with Jekyll. Since they're free, you don't have to worry about choosing the wrong theme.
Add this line to your Jekyll site’s
And add this line to your Jekyll site’s
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install jekyll-theme-console
In addition to jekyll’s default configuration options, you can provide:
header_pages to specify which pages should be displayed in navbar
footer string, which will be inserted on the end of the page (doesn’t support markup, but html)
google_analytics tracking id (tracking will be enabled only in production environments)
style: dark # dark (default) or light
footer: 'follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/xxx">twitter</a>'
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/b2a3e8/jekyll-theme-console. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.
To set up your environment to develop this theme, run
Your theme is setup just like a normal Jekyll site! To test your theme, run
bundle exec jekyll serve and open your browser at
http://localhost:4000. This starts a Jekyll server using your theme. Add pages, documents, data, etc. like normal to test your theme’s contents. As you make modifications to your theme and to your content, your site will regenerate and you should see the changes in the browser after a refresh, just like normal.
When your theme is released, only the files in
assets tracked with Git will be bundled. To add a custom directory to your theme-gem, please edit the regexp in
The theme is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.