- Easy customizations
- Highlight Your Projects
- Bootsrap 4
- Attractive Layout
- Superfast Loading Speed
- Multiple color schemes
- Responsive videos
- Paginated posts
- Automatic Breadcrumbs
- Auto generated TOC
- Track visitors
- MathJax Support
- Instant search
- Auto generated feed and sitemap
- Fully responsive
- Chart.js Support
- Other simple stuff
- Style Guide
- 2>This is a H2
- Installation Guide
- Buy Blackcurrant Jekyll Theme
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Blackcurrant is a Jekyll theme suitable for personal, blog, resume or portfolio websites.
Customizing the theme elements has been made easy. Almost all the customizable elements can be found in one file
Here is the sample.
Highlight Your Projects
Adding projects to your portfolio is similar to adding blog posts. You can now add more content to individual projects.
Add new projects inside
_projects directory. It will be automaticaly listed in the projects page.
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.
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.
Now render beautiful math formulas by enabling MathJax in the configuration (enabled by default).
Search anything from your articles in an instant using search bar at the top.
Auto generated feed and sitemap
It will be a pleasure reading content on blackcurrant through a smartphone. Try it to know it.
Use amazing charts using Chart.js. Enable Chart.js in the configuration(enabled by default)
Other simple stuff
We have given special importance in designing things like reading time, tags, share buttons, recent articles etc…
This is how the headlines will look like on this website.
This is a H1
This is a H2
This is a H3
This is H4, H5 and H6
These are sample paragraphs showing italics, bold and
code text style. Fonts are carefully choosen for longer user retention. The text is optimized for legibility. Viewers will get a good experience reading through the blog.
Here is an unordered list
- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 3
and an ordered list
- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 3
This is an important sentence from the paragraph.
With multiple lines!
This is a simple markdown table
|col 3 is||right-aligned||$1600|
|col 2 is||centered||$12|
|zebra stripes||are neat||$1|
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.
Do contact us for any help -
With all these goodness, you will also get full support for 3 months.
Buy Blackcurrant Jekyll Theme
We provide 3 months support.
✓ Get your questions answered within 24 hours.
✓ Get assistance with reported bugs and issues.
✓ Help with included 3rd party assets.
You can always leave us an email at