Gatsby Starter Portfolio: Cara
Playful and Colorful One-Page portfolio featuring Parallax effects and animations. Using the Gatsby Theme
Also be sure to checkout other Free & Open Source Gatsby Themes
- Theme UI-based theming
- react-spring parallax effect
- CSS Animations on Shapes
🚀 Getting Started
- Create a Gatsby site.
Use the Gatsby CLI to create a new site, specifying this project
gatsby new project-name https://github.com/LekoArts/gatsby-starter-portfolio-cara
- Start developing.
Navigate into your new site's directory and start it up.
cd project-name gatsby develop
- Open the code and start customizing!
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 checkout 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 overriden the
intro.mdx file as an example. Place the other files in the same
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!
🤔 Questions or problems?
Please open up an issue on the main repository: LekoArts/gatsby-themes. Thanks!
🎓 Learning Gatsby
Looking for more guidance? Full documentation for Gatsby lives on Gatsby's website.
- To learn more about Gatsby themes specifically, we 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 Reference Guides and Gatsby API sections in the sidebar.
🌟 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.