A sleek Jekyll theme for blogs with clean typography and post featured images.

Slate+Simple Jekyll Theme

Slate+Simple is a sleek and minimalistic theme for Jekyll blogs. It is based on the Clean+Simple Theme by Nathan Rooy.

Live demo.

Slate+Simple is a light-on-dark theme that features crisp typography and includes featured images for posts. It is easily modified and provided under the MIT open source license to encourage community modifications and improvements.

YAML headers include support for:

  • title
  • subtitle
  • author
  • featured-image
  • date-string
  • categories
  • tags

Additionally, Slate+Simple supports MathJax for beautiful equations and Font Awesome. LaTeX math wrapped in $$ will automatically compile to in-line or block images of formatted equations. Font awesome icons are included with the i tag. For example: <i class='fa fa-github-alt'></i>.