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Notebook Theme

This is a new theme for Pelican based on source code of Bootstrap2 Theme and the design/CSS of Paul Rouget's site.

It is designed to be very minimalistic, simple and clear. Yet, it is not responsive and adaptable to many browser sizes. It will be on a later update.

If you want to use/update it, please do it from the direct project repository. It will be the most up-to-date repo.

This theme is published under the New BSD License. So, feel free to use/hack/redistribute it!

Plugins

The theme support the following "plugins", with the variables used in the pelicanconf.py configuration file :

  • Disqus : DISQUS_SITENAME
  • Google Analytics : GOOGLE_ANALYTICS

New Variables

We add some new functionalities, so we need to add some variables in the pelicanconf.py configuration file :

  • Twitter : To configure the publication of tweets, the TWITTER_USERNAME was added
  • Avatar : The avatar on the sidebar is set with the AVATAR variable, set to the path to the image from the root of the website
  • Digest : The digest displayed below the avatar is taken from the SIDEBAR_DIGEST variable
  • The two Mozilla banners on the bottom of the website are set from the FIREFOX_BANNERS variable. There is a 'trick' with it. The variable is defined like that :

    FIREFOX_BANNERS = (('banner_id', 'path_to_the_image', u'alt_text'), ('banner_id', 'path_to_the_image', u'alt_text'))

From a "standard" firefox banner, the values are :

<a href="http://affiliates.mozilla.org/link/banner/{{ banner_id }}"><img src="{{ path_to_the_image }}" alt="{{ alt_text }}" /></a>

The path_to_the_image can be the remote file like given in the Affiliates Mozilla Website, but it won't work with my current Firefox Nightly version (Firefox 23). So I need to download the images and set the path to the local images.

Twitter Card

I also add the support of Twitter Card.

On pages, the variables of the Twitter Card are set like that :

<meta name="twitter:card" content="summary">
<meta name="twitter:site" content="{{ SITE_TITLE }}">
<meta name="twitter:image" content="{{ AVATAR }}">

On the articles, we added these variables :

<meta name="twitter:creator" content="{{ article.author }}">
<meta name="twitter:url" content="{{ SITEURL }}/{{ article.url }}">
<meta name="twitter:title" content="{{ article.title }}">
<meta name="twitter:description" content="{{ article.Summary }}">

The article.summary variable must be set on the header of the Rest/Markdown article source file (tag : Summary:). If not, the first SUMMARY_MAX_LENGTH words from the blog post will be used as a default summary.

Icons

The social icons are from Font-Awesome, and colorized by myself.

Font Awesome by Dave Gandy - http://fortawesome.github.com/Font-Awesome