Helium is a fast, modern and configurable Jekyll theme with some tricks up it’s sleeve. It has a live theme switcher and it’s main blog layout display prominent hero images for posts with colored overlays and nice animations.
Though minimalistic-looking by nature, dactl is easily configurable and includes quite a lot of niceties:
Some of the features listed above can be easily configured or disabled by you.
At it’s core, dactl is a forked version of sentenza but it has been almost entirely rewritten from scratch.
I have just started my journey in the world of web development, learning new things on the way.
Looking for a way to put my newly acquired skills to test I found Jekyll and I quickly realized that it’s going to be a good learning experience since I don’t like building ‘dummy’ projects.
I’ve built this theme as a way to develop my skills further.
You can find credits at the bottom of this Readme file.
All feedback is welcome, both positive and negative.
Assuming you’ve got Jekyll installed, clone or download this repo,
cd into the folder and run
Fork this repo and rename it to
yourusername.github.io… and edit the
_config.yaml file whit your github address and your links (such as social media username, email, name, ecc.)!
Your new helium-themed Jekyll blog should be up and running at yourusername.github.io.
Liquid ‘script’ which is used to append correct hero image and overlay color as set in post YAML Front matter was written by me and while it’s really basic it functions properly.
You can read more about it and see the code in
Tags and tag pages are supported by using Jekyll’s native collections functionality.
Inspiration and bits of things listed below are present inside dactl’s code:
All parts of helium Jekyll theme are free to use and abuse under the open-source MIT license.
<head>and all images for faster load times
Im Antonio Trento and I’m looking for funds to be able to open my IT development company with many on-site projects, unfortunately they are hardly feasible without collaboration and an economic base.
If you want to contribute you can donate ethereum or bitcoin: