Simple Bootstrap 4 theme for Jekyll
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Bootstrap 4 Jekyll Theme

Simple Bootstrap 4 theme for Jekyll


✓ Command-line workflow, using to create, customize and post to your blog
✓ Fully responsive and mobile optimized base theme (Demo)
✓ Free hosting on your GitHub Pages user site
✓ Very light weight. It loads very fast even in 2G connections.
✓ Markdown blogging

✘ No installing dependencies
✘ No need to set up local development
✘ No configuring plugins
✘ No need to spend time on theming

Quick start

Step 1) Fork this theme to your user repository

Fork this repository, then rename the repository to or your favorite name.

Step 2) Enable Github Pages

Go to Settings --> Github Pages --> Source

Choose master branch and enable Github Pages.

Your Jekyll blog will be viewable at or

Step 2) Customize and view your site

Edit site info by editing the _config.yml file. Change baseurl to your repository's name. If it is then set it empty.

There are 2 different ways that you can make changes to your blog's files:

  1. Edit files within your new repository in the browser at (easiest).
  2. Clone down your repository and make updates locally, then push them to your GitHub repository.

Step 3) Publish your first blog post

Go to /_posts/ and create a markdown file in this format: to publish your first blog post.

Some manual setups

  • You have to create <new category name>.html with the following content in the category folder when you create a new category.
layout: category
title: new category name
category: new-category-name

Local Development

gem install jekyll bundler
bundle install
bundle exec jekyll serve

How to import from wordpress

Install "WordPress to Jekyll Exporter"

Tools -> Export to Jekyll

Unzip the file and copy _posts, _config.yml, wp-content, and any .md files in the root to your repo.

cd ./_posts
# replace image links
find . -name '*.md' -print0 | xargs -0 sed -i "" "s/http:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads/{{ site.baseurl }}/wp-content/uploads/g"
# replace code pre tags
find . -name '*.md' -print0 | xargs -0 sed -i "" "s/<pre>/<pre><code class=\"bash\">/g"
find . -name '*.md' -print0 | xargs -0 sed -i "" "s/<\/pre>/<\/code><\/pre>/g"