A responsive, minimal, and stylish theme for Pelican
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Elegant – an elegant theme for Pelican

Elegant is a theme for the static site/blog generator Pelican.

It offers several unique features including search, live filter, collapsible comments, Mailchimp, custom 404 page, etc.

It is a minimal, and stylish theme that looks amazing across all screen resolutions and devices.


Pictures are worth a thousand words. So feast your eyes on these.

Landing page

Here is how the home page looks like – this is how your website would look like on visit:

Home page screenshot


An example how a generated article looks like:

Article screenshot


Elegant includes a search bar – below you can see an example of a search result:

Search result screenshot


The documentation is currently hosted on GitHub pages, with its source code in this repository.

How to contribute

Developing Elegant is a community effort, so you are very welcome to help develop it further into the most elegant theme out there.

The main repository of Elegant is on GitHub, which you may fork and then submit pull requests to, in order for them to be merged.

If you found any issues, or have ideas how to improve the theme, please submit an issue.

See CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.


Elegant is released under the MIT License. See AUTHORS.md file for the list of contributors.

Elegant’s documentation is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

All code contributions are made directly under the MIT License as well. This is commonly referred to as the “Inbound=Outbound licensing model”, as the license everyone contributes their code under (i.e. inbound license) is exactly the same as the license that the code is then being released under to the general public.