Gatsby Starter Portfolio: Cara
Playful and Colorful One-Page portfolio featuring Parallax effects and animations. Using the Gatsby Theme
- Theme UI-based theming
- react-spring Parallax Effect
- CSS Animations on Shapes
🚀 Getting Started
1. Create a Gatsby site.
Use the Gatsby CLI to clone the site and install dependencies:
npx gatsby new gatsby-starter-portfolio-cara https://github.com/LekoArts/gatsby-starter-portfolio-cara
2. Navigate to your new project.
3. Open the code and start customizing!
Start the site by running
npm run develop.
Your site is now running at
If you want to learn more about how you can use a Gatsby starter that is configured with a Gatsby theme, you can check out this shorter or longer tutorial. The tutorials don't exactly apply to this starter however the concepts are the same.
📝 Using and modifying this starter
Important Note: Please read the guide Shadowing in Gatsby Themes to understand how to customize the underlying theme!
This starter creates a new Gatsby site that installs and configures the theme
Have a look at the theme's README and files to see what options are available and how you can shadow the various components including Theme UI. Generally speaking you will want to place your files into
src/@lekoarts/gatsby-theme-cara/ to shadow/override files. The Theme UI config can be configured by shadowing its files in
The content of this project is defined in four
.mdx files inside the theme's
sections folder. You can override the files
contact.mdx. This starter has overridden all files for you already.
You have to use the
<ProjectCard /> component inside
projects.mdx to display the cards. Example:
## Projects <ProjectCard title="Freiheit" link="https://www.behance.net/gallery/58937147/Freiheit" bg="linear-gradient(to right, #D4145A 0%, #FBB03B 100%)"> This project is my entry to Adobe's #ChallengeYourPerspective contest. </ProjectCard>
static folder contains the icons, social media images and
robots.txt. Don't forget to change these files, too! You can use Real Favicon Generator to generate the image files inside
🤔 Questions or problems?
If you have general questions or need help with Gatsby, please go to one of the support platforms mentioned in Gatsby's documentation. If you have a specific question about this project, you can head to the GitHub Discussions of the repository.
🎓 Learning Gatsby
Looking for more guidance? Full documentation for Gatsby lives on Gatsby's website.
To learn more about Gatsby themes specifically, I recommend checking out the theme docs.
For most developers, I recommend starting with the in-depth tutorial for creating a site with Gatsby. It starts with zero assumptions about your level of ability and walks through every step of the process.
To dive straight into code samples, head to Gatsby's documentation. In particular, check out the How-to Guides and Reference items in the primary navigation.
🌟 Supporting me
Thanks for using this project! I'm always interested in seeing what people do with my projects, so don't hesitate to tag me on Twitter and share the project with me.