Jekyll Mono

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Jekyll Mono

:red_circle: Jekyll-Mono :large_blue_circle: is a simple and elegant GitHub Profile cum Blog theme


Jekyll-Mono is a simple and elegant GitHub Profile cum Blog theme based on Barry Clark's Jekyll-Now. It is a minimalistic theme created by Akshay Agarwal for showcasing a CV and blog posts. Jekyll is a static site generator that converts content written in Markdown into a complete static website. By being static, the blog performs faster and consumes fewer web resources.


  • Simple and elegant design
  • Intuitive customization options
  • Easy integration with GitHub pages
  • Option to enable Google Analytics tracking
  • Ability to add Disqus commenting
  • Customizable color scheme
  • Option to set personalized avatar


To install Jekyll-Mono and set up your new blog, follow these steps:

  1. Fork this repository by clicking on the "Fork" button in the top-right corner of the repository.
  2. Rename the forked repository to
  3. Visit to see your newly created blog using Jekyll-Mono.
  4. Customize the theme by editing the _config.yml file. Update the site name, description, and enable any desired features such as Google Analytics and Disqus commenting.
  5. Customize the color scheme by editing the _variables.scss file. Replace the hex value of $mono with your preferred theme color. Additionally, you can customize the header link color, navbar hover color, hyperlink color, and headings color.
  6. Set up your avatar by resizing an image to 220x220px and uploading it to the images folder. Replace the $avatar value in _variables.scss with the path to your uploaded image.


Jekyll-Mono is a minimalist theme for GitHub Profile cum Blog that offers simplicity and elegance. It is based on Jekyll and provides a static site generation approach for better performance. The theme can be easily customized through configuration files and offers options for personalized branding. With Jekyll-Mono, setting up a blog is quick and effortless.


Jekyll is a static site generator written in Ruby that allows you to create simple, fast, and secure websites without the need for a database.