Theming your Pelican site
Custom themes are where Pelican becomes really powerful.
For this tutorial, though, we'll stick to the basics.
See pelican-themes on Github for a full list of themes.
See pelicanthemes.com for a gallery of themes.
For this example, we'll use gum, a simple Bootstrap theme.
The theme's README (linked to above) tells us what settings to include
In this case, we'll leave most of these blank so they don't show up in the final page:
GITHUB_URL = '' TWITTER_URL = '' FACEBOOK_URL = '' GOOGLEPLUS_URL = '' GOOGLE_ANALYTICS_ID = '' GOOGLE_ANALYTICS_SITENAME = ''
To use the gum theme, we have to install it. Start by checking out the pelican-themes repo:
$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/getpelican/pelican-themes $ cd pelican-themes $ pelican-themes -i gum
If you modify or update the theme, you can
-U flag (for Update) with
$ pelican-themes -U gum
Now you can set the gum theme in your
by setting the