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Stylish Two-Column Jekyll Theme


Halve is a Jekyll theme that is a port of vangeltzo.com, created by Vangelis Tzortzis. The theme offers a minimalist design with a focus on typography and simplicity. It provides a clean and visually appealing layout for personal or professional blogs.


  • Minimalist design with a focus on typography
  • Easy installation and setup process
  • Responsive layout for optimal viewing on any device
  • Customizable options for personalization
  • Integration with Jekyll and GitHub Pages
  • Support for code examples and sample posts
  • Built-in support for third-party plugins like jQuery, Magnific Popup, and FitVids.JS


To install the Halve theme, follow these steps:

  1. Install Jekyll if you haven't done so already.

  2. Download or clone the Halve theme repository from GitHub.

  3. Open your command line interface and navigate to the theme directory.

  4. Run the following command to install the required dependencies:

    bundle install
  5. Once the installation is complete, launch the Jekyll server by running:

    bundle exec jekyll serve
  6. Open your browser and go to http://localhost:4000/ to view your Halve theme.


Halve is a minimalist Jekyll theme with a focus on typography and simplicity. It offers an easy installation process and customization options for personalization. The theme is responsive and integrates with popular plugins like jQuery, Magnific Popup, and FitVids.JS. With its clean design and user-friendly features, Halve is a great choice for anyone looking to create a stylish and functional blog.


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