11ta Template

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11ta Template

Deeply customizable, full-featured, ready to publish blog template built with 11ty, TailwindCSS, & Alpine.js


The 11TA template is a starter project template for 11ty that includes TailwindCSS and Alpine.js. It is a customizable CMS for managing small websites with easy-to-manage configuration files. The template has been updated to version 2.1, with simplified functionality and updated packages.


  • Includes 11ty, TailwindCSS, and Alpine.js
  • Deeply customizable and full-featured CMS
  • Easy-to-manage configuration files in the /src/_data/ directory
  • Provides scalability and cleaner frontmatter controls for collections
  • Supports customizations, shortcodes, and frontmatter controls


To install and use the 11TA template, you can follow these steps:

  1. Duplicate this repository by clicking "Use this template" above.
  2. Clone the repository locally.
  3. Run npm install to install the necessary dependencies.
  4. Use npm run dev to work locally with the template.


The 11TA template is a powerful and flexible starter project template for 11ty. It includes TailwindCSS and Alpine.js, making it easy to customize and manage small websites with its text-based CMS. The template has been updated to version 2.1, with improvements and simplified functionality. It provides scalability, cleaner frontmatter controls, and supports various customizations. The installation process is straightforward, allowing users to easily set up and use the template for their own projects.


11ty is a static site generator that allows developers to build fast, modern websites using HTML, Markdown, and other templating languages, without the need for a complex build system.


Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS framework that provides pre-defined classes for building responsive and customizable user interfaces.


Alpine.js is a lightweight JavaScript framework that simplifies the process of creating dynamic, reactive user interfaces on the web. It uses a declarative syntax that offers a higher level of abstraction compared to vanilla JavaScript, while being more performant and easier to use than jQuery.

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