Simplistic jekyll portfolio-style theme for writers.
Installation on Github Pages
Add this line to your site's
Add this line to your Jekyll site's
And add this line to your Jekyll site's
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install plainwhite
The "plainwhite" key in _config.yml is used to customize the theme data.
plainwhite: name: Adam Denisov tagline: Developer. Designer date_format: "%b %-d, %Y" social_links: twitter: thelehhman github: thelehhman linkedIn: in/thelehhman # format: locale/username
Updating Placeholder Image
The placeholder portfolio image can be replaced by the desired image by placing it as
assets/portfolio.png in your jekyll website.
Comments on posts can be enabled by specifying your disqus_shortname under plainwhite in
_config.yml. For example,
plainwhite: disqus_shortname: games
It can be enabled by specifying your analytics id under plainwhite in
plainwhite: analytics_id: '< YOUR ID >'
It can be toggled by the following line to under plainwhite in
plainwhite: sitemap: true
Excerpts can be enabled by adding the following line to your
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/thelehhman/plainwhite-jekyll. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.
To set up your environment to develop this theme, run
Your theme is setup just like a normal Jekyll site! To test your theme, run
bundle exec jekyll serve and open your browser at
http://localhost:4000. This starts a Jekyll server using your theme. Add pages, documents, data, etc. like normal to test your theme's contents. As you make modifications to your theme and to your content, your site will regenerate and you should see the changes in the browser after a refresh, just like normal.
When your theme is released, only the files in
assets tracked with Git will be bundled.
To add a custom directory to your theme-gem, please edit the regexp in
The theme is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.