Landscape Plus

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Landscape Plus



The Landscape plus theme is a customized version of the Hexo official theme "Landscape" specifically tailored for Hexo users in mainland China. It supports both Hexo 3.x and Hexo 2.x versions. The theme features multiple language support, including English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. It also includes modules for adding friend links, Baidu sharing, Disqus or Duoshuo comments, mathjax for LaTeX mathematical formula support, IE8 compatibility, code highlighting with the popular Monokai color scheme, and improved performance by using a local CDN. The theme is still being expanded and welcomes contributions from users.


  • Multiple language support: English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.
  • Friend link module: Allows users to add and display friend links on their website.
  • Baidu sharing module: Enables users to easily share their content on Baidu.
  • Disqus or Duoshuo comments module: Gives users the option to use either Disqus or Duoshuo for commenting on their website.
  • Mathjax module: Provides support for rendering LaTeX mathematical formulas.
  • IE8 compatibility: The theme is compatible with Internet Explorer 8.
  • Return to top functionality: Users can easily navigate back to the top of the page with a single click.
  • Monokai code highlighting: Uses the popular and elegant Monokai color scheme for code highlighting.
  • Improved performance: The theme improves page load speed by using a local CDN and optimizing appearance styles.
  • Customizable configuration options: Users can customize theme settings by placing configuration items in the _config.yml file to avoid conflicts during theme updates.


To install the Landscape plus theme, follow these steps:

  1. Download the theme from the release page or clone the latest version from the repository (not recommended for beginners).
  2. Unzip the downloaded file.
  3. Move the unzipped folder to the themes directory of your Hexo installation.
  4. Modify the _config.yml file in your Hexo installation and set the theme value to "landscape-plus".
  5. Optional: Customize theme configuration options by adding items such as mathjax, links, duoshuo_shortname, and baidushare to the _config.yml file.

Note: If an update fails, you can delete the entire "landscape-plus" folder and reinstall the theme.


The Landscape plus theme is a customized version of the Hexo official theme "Landscape" specifically optimized for Hexo users in mainland China. It comes with multiple language support, friend link and sharing modules, comment modules, mathjax support, IE8 compatibility, Monokai code highlighting, improved performance, and customizable configuration options. The theme is still under development and welcomes contributions from users.


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