This major release increases page load speed dramatically. The page now scores roughly 90/100 on Google’s PageSpeed Insights (up from ~50) and has a high score on similar tools.
Hydejack v4 adds a lot of social media icons and introduces a new default layout. It also breaks things, hence a new major release number.
- Structure of
_config.yml has changed
- Social media usernames are now located under
author: social: <platform>: <username>.
disqus is now a top-level entry (moved from
- Now has
google_fonts fields that are mandatory.
- Now defaults to the
blog layout, old style is available via
blog-by-tag layout, see
Unlike Hyde, Hydejack is very opinionated about how you are going to use it.
- Touch-enabled sidebar / drawer for mobile, including fallback when JS is disabled.
- Github Pages compatible tag support based on this post.
- Customizable link color and sidebar image, per-site, per-tag and per-post.
- Optional author section at the bottom of each post.
- Optional comment section powered by Disqus.
- Layout for posts grouped by year
- Wide array of social media icons on sidebar.
- Math blocks via KaTeX.
Hyde is a brazen two-column Jekyll theme that pairs a prominent sidebar with uncomplicated content. It’s based on Poole, the Jekyll butler.
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Jekyll is a static site generator, an open-source tool for creating simple yet powerful websites of all shapes and sizes. From the project’s readme: