Galileo Theme

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Galileo Theme

Another damn theme for Jekyll


The Galileo Theme is a Jekyll theme that presents words and photographs in a clean and elegant manner. It is designed to be functional and visually appealing on both mobile and desktop devices. The theme is lightweight and is optimized for deployment on Github Pages. It is a versatile theme that can be used for various types of blogs or websites.


  • Scholarly and Adventurous Design: The Galileo Theme combines the aesthetics of a scholarly publication and an adventurer's notebook, creating a unique and visually pleasing design.
  • Responsive and Mobile-friendly: The theme is well-behaved on both mobile and desktop devices, ensuring a seamless user experience across different screen sizes.
  • Minimalistic Footprint: With a minimalist design approach, the Galileo Theme is lightweight and optimized for fast loading times, enhancing the performance of the website.


To install the Galileo Theme, follow these steps:

  1. Install Jekyll by running the command: gem install jekyll.
  2. Fork the Galileo Theme repository.
  3. Clone the repository to your local machine: git clone
  4. Start the Jekyll server: jekyll serve -w.
  5. Access the website by opening http://localhost:4000 in your web browser.


The Galileo Theme is a visually appealing and responsive Jekyll theme that is ideal for blogs or websites that focus on showcasing words and photographs. Its minimalistic design ensures fast loading times, and it is optimized for deployment on Github Pages. With its unique blend of scholarly and adventurous aesthetics, the Galileo Theme offers a stylish and functional solution for creating visually pleasing websites.