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Aether is a Hugo theme by Joe Hutchinson

aether-pelican is my attempt to port it to Pelican


  • It's Fast! PageSpeed scores consistently between 94-99
  • Fully Responsive Design allowing your site to look good on any size screen
  • Supports next-gen image format WebP with custom shortcodes
  • Accessibility is a priority, making your site easily navigated by screen readers
  • Category pages that group similar articles are automatically generated and added to the menu
  • Customizable website background image and home button image
  • Highlight.js integration provides beautiful syntax highlighting for most programming languages and file formats
  • Add math symbols and equations to your blog posts using LaTeX
  • Google Analytics and Disqus integration (not there yet)

Aether Hugo theme screenshot


Post metadata for Pelican

See Pelican FAQ

Notable customizable metadata:

  • latex enable Katex support.
  • featuredimage a cover image for a blog post
  • featuredimage_webp in webp format
  • featuredimage_desc for desc texts
  • codehighlight enable highlight.js


Aether supports a large array of favicon formats. Simply add your favicons with the correct file names to the root folder of your site (put them in the static folder). The favicon file names correspond to the files generated by the real favicon generator.

  • favicon.ico
  • favicon-16x16.png
  • favicon-32x32.png
  • apple-touch-icon.png
  • android-chrome-192x192.png
  • android-chrome-384x384.png
  • mstile-150x150.png
  • safari-pinned-tab.svg
  • browserconfig.xml
  • site.webmanifest


PRs are welcome!

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