Blackcurrant is a Bootstrap 4 based Jekyll theme suitable for personal, blog, resume or portfolio websites.
Blackcurrant is built on the latest Bootstrap 4 Framework. The theme can be easily customized using bootstrap elements.
A dedicated and constant sidebar highlights the author, which is ideal for personal branding.
Superfast Loading Speed
The website is light and superfast. It loads completely within 3 seconds in most cases. Check Speed.
Multiple color schemes
The default layout boasts a vibrant green color. You can always change this in the configuration file or add your own color and the whole site changes to that scheme.
Just add a class to your video iframe to make it responsive. For example
video class to any iframe makes it responsive in Avocado.
Only 4 posts are shown in the blog page. Older posts are paginated. Check it out. You can change the number of posts in the configuration file.
Breadcrumbs are generated for every page and post automatically. The default one looks like this.
The color changes with the color scheme.
Auto generated TOC
Table of contents is automatically generated for each post.
Disqus comments is pre-installed. Just sign-up, get a shortname and update the variable
disqus in the configuration.
Disqus is configured so that your page load speed will not slow down. Disqus loads when the user goes all the way to the bottom of an article!
If you do not mention the
disqus: value in configuration then the disqus comments code will not be included in the website.
The website uses Google Analytics for tracking visitors. Use your own UA code in the configuration. Analytics code will not be used in the website if you do not mention UA code.
Search anything from your articles in an instant.
Auto generated feed and sitemap
While scrolling through the page, you may observe some important elements fade in slowly. These elements will attract user attention.
It will be a pleasure reading content on blackcurrant through a smartphone. Try it to know it.
Other simple stuff
We have given special importance in designing things like reading time, tags, share buttons, recent articles etc…
Right after the purchase, you will get a zip folder with the following files.
You can serve this locally using the command
bundle exec jekyll serve.
Make necessary changes in the _config.yml, _data/main.yml and wherever it is necessary.
All these files can be put in a repository(GitHub, GitLab etc) or hosting service where Jekyll is supported.
If Jekyll is not supported, then use the _site/ folder, which is actually a complete rendered website in itself.
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We provide 6 months support.
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✓ Get assistance with reported bugs and issues.
✓ Help with included 3rd party assets.
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