Jackal is a very lightweight theme for Jekyll. Feel free to fork, change, modify and re-use it.



Jackal is cruft free meaning you get what you asked for and nothing more. Perfect for folks who just need a starter theme to work from.


Simply clone the repository and run jekyll serve from inside this directory.

What’s inside

Jackal theme includes:

  • Pagination
  • About page
  • Articles page
  • Rss feed
  • Responsive & great typo
  • Code syntax highlight
  • Google Analytics tracking code

It can be seen in action on this current website.