A responsive, minimal theme for Pelican that uses UIkit.
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mg

A minimal theme for Pelican that uses uikit. The theme is suited for a single author blog without tag pages nor blogroll. Feeds are provided via ATOM.

Screenshots

Here is how the home page look like

mg home page screenshot

This is the article page

mg article page screenshot

The home page on a smartphone

mg home page smartphone top screenshot mg home page smartphone bottom screenshot

This is the article layout on a smartphone screen

mg article page smartphone top screenshot

Live Example

Check out my blog.

Features

  • Open Graph support.
  • Twitter Summary Card support.
  • Schema.org support.
  • Search with Tipue Search.
  • Responsive design.
  • Comment with DISQUS.
  • SCSS style sheets.
  • Analytics with Google Analytics, PIWIK and StatCounter.
  • Share buttons built with share urls.
  • Custom footer notice.

Settings

The following settings are required for a correct behaviour of this theme.

If you want to use the theme with search enabled (and probably you want it).

    TAG_SAVE_AS = ''
    AUTHOR_SAVE_AS = ''
    DIRECT_TEMPLATES = ('index', 'categories', 'archives', 'search', 'tipue_search')
    TIPUE_SEARCH_SAVE_AS = 'tipue_search.json'

If you want to use mg with search disabled.

    TAG_SAVE_AS = ''
    AUTHOR_SAVE_AS = ''
    DIRECT_TEMPLATES = ('index', 'categories', 'archives')
    DISABLE_SEARCH = True

Optional settings

ALT_NAME
An alternative name for your site. It appears in the header bar.

DESCRIPTION
A brief description of your site, for social networks and search engines.

DISABLE_SEARCH
Disable search, boolean.

FAVICON
The relative path of your favicon, this is needed for Disqus forum favicon.

FAVICON_TYPE
The MIME type of your favicon, this is needed for Disqus forum favicon.

FOOTER
A custom footer notice.

META_IMAGE
The absolute URL of a custom image for the og:image meta property, Twitter summary card, and image meta property of Schema.org. This image is used in every page of the blog. Articles and pages can override the default META_IMAGE by setting the "image" metadata in the relative file.

META_IMAGE_TYPE
The MIME type for META_IMAGE, this is needed for og:image:type.

SC_PROJECT
The StatCounter project number.

SC_SECURITY
The StatCounter security code for the project.

SHARE
Enable share buttons, boolean.

SOCIAL
A list of tuples (icon, URL). The icons are from Font Awesome. The suffix "-square" is removed in the footer icons of the small screen layout.
e.g.

    SOCIAL = (('twitter', 'https://twitter.com/luca_chr'),
              ('google-plus-square', 'https://plus.google.com/117284397605208270870'),
              ('github', 'https://github.com/lucachr'),
              ('envelope', 'mailto:luca92web@gmail.com'),)

Example Configuration

This is the settings file for Dev's Bytes.

    #!/usr/bin/env python
    # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- #
    from __future__ import unicode_literals

    AUTHOR = 'Luca Chiricozzi'
    SITENAME = "Dev's Bytes"
    ALT_NAME = "#! " + SITENAME
    SITESUBTITLE = "Random programming stuff"
    DESCRIPTION = "A blog about programming, *nix, and software development."
    SITEURL = 'http://www.devsbytes.com'
    FAVICON = 'favicon.ico'
    FAVICON_TYPE = 'image/vnd.microsoft.icon'

    META_IMAGE = SITEURL + "/static/img/og_logo.jpg"
    META_IMAGE_TYPE = "image/jpeg"

    PATH = 'content'

    TIMEZONE = 'Europe/Rome'

    DEFAULT_LANG = 'en'
    LOCALE = 'en_GB'

    THEME = "themes/mg"

    # Social widget
    SOCIAL = (('twitter', 'https://twitter.com/luca_chr'),
              ('google-plus-square', 'https://plus.google.com/+LucaChiricozzi'),
              ('github', 'https://github.com/lucachr'),
              ('envelope', 'mailto:luca92web@gmail.com'),)

    SHARE = True

    FOOTER = ("&copy; 2015 Luca Chiricozzi. All rights reserved.<br>" +
              "Code snippets in the pages are released under " +
              "<a href=\"http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT\" target=\"_blank\">" +
              "The MIT License</a>, unless otherwise specified.")


    DEFAULT_PAGINATION = 10

    TAG_SAVE_AS = ''
    AUTHOR_SAVE_AS = ''
    DIRECT_TEMPLATES = ('index', 'categories', 'archives', 'search', 'tipue_search')
    TIPUE_SEARCH_SAVE_AS = 'tipue_search.json'

    RELATIVE_URLS = False

    FEED_ALL_ATOM = 'feeds/all.atom.xml'

    DELETE_OUTPUT_DIRECTORY = True

    TWITTER_USERNAME = 'luca_chr'
    # DISQUS_SITENAME = "devsbytes"
    # SC_PROJECT = '10224955'
    # SC_SECURITY = '1f2cc438'

License

mg is released under the MIT License.