A dark theme for Jekyll, inspired by Dash UI for Atom. 🌒

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This theme for Jekyll has been inspired by dash-ui, a dark theme for Atom.



Add this line to your Jekyll site’s Gemfile:

gem "jekyll-dash"

And add this line to your Jekyll site’s _config.yml:

theme: jekyll-dash

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install jekyll-dash


Add the following configuration to your site. Customise it to your needs!

# jekyll-paginate
paginate: 5
paginate_path: "/blog/page:num/"

# jekyll-tagging (optional)
tag_permalink_style: pretty
tag_page_layout: tag_page
tag_page_dir: tag

  date_format: "%b %-d, %Y"

    shortname: <your-discuss-shortname>

  # generate social links in footer
  # supported colors: green, red, orange, blue, cyan, pink, teal, yellow, indigo, purple
    - url: https://twitter.com/bitbrain_
      icon: twitter-square
      color: cyan
    - url: https://bitbrain.itch.io
      icon: itch-io
      color: red
    - url: https://github.com/bitbrain
      icon: github-square
      color: purple

Additional Features

  • Tagging add the jekyll/tagging plugin to your _config.yml file to enable tagging. Do not forget to also add the following to your Gemfile:
    gem "jekyll-tagging"
  • Gravatar if you want to display your gravatar picture, add the liquid-md5 to your _config.yml file. Do not forget to also add the following to your Gemfile:
    gem "liquid-md5"


The theme is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.