Layout settings and more in _config.yml

All of the dactl’s configurations has to be set in _config.yml file. Read on for explanation of all of the features that you can toggle, including configuring the layout.

I’ve split dactl’s _config.yml into two parts. First part should be configured by you, second contains important Jekyll & build settings and you should leave it alone, unless you know what you are doing.

Let’s go through each line in the first, configurable part:

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# Base blog settings
blog:
  title                      : dactl
  description                : >
                               this should contain a proper description
# Layout configuration
  logo_path                  : "assets/img/dactl.svg" # path to logo file
  search_path                : # "yourgitusername.github.io"
                               # needed for searchbox in archive page
  hero_layout                : true # turn on hero layout for blog and posts
  hero_placeholder           : "assets/img/generic_hero.jpg" # placeholder for hero
  excerpts                   : true # show excerpts instead of full post content on blog page
  inline_footnotes           : true # enable/disable barefoot inline footnotes
  titles_only                : false # titles only on main blog page

# Fonts
font                         : '"Rubik", -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, "Helvetica Neue", sans-serif'
load_google_fonts            : 'Rubik:400,400italic,700,700italic'

# Author info
author:
  fullname                  : Your Name
  rss                       : true # generate RSS feed and show it's icon in header
  mail                      : [email protected] # change to your e-mail address
  twitter                   : twitter-user-name
  github                    : github-user-name
  youtube                   : youtube-user-name
  stackoverflow             : stackoverflow-user-name
  disqus                    : dactl # your disqus site name
  google_analytics          : # 'UA-XXXXXXXX-X'
  photo                     : "uploads/me2.png"
  photo2x                   : "uploads/me.png"

baseurl                      : "/dactl/" # the subpath of your site, e.g. /blog/, set to '' in case of hosting on GitHub pages
                                  # i.e. `http://<username>.github.io`
url                          : "" # the base hostname & protocol for your site

Base blog settings

Layout settings

Fonts

Author info

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