A minimalistic and responsive theme for bloggers.
- Cactus Plus
Cactus Plus is a minimalistic theme for bloggers based on the theme named Cactus.
Noteworthy updates of this Hugo theme are :
- a tags page
- an archive page
- both Disqus and Duoshuo comment-system
- both Google Analytics and Baidu Tongji for site analytics.
- Table of Content
Here’s the link to online demo: http://nodejh.com.
$ cd themes $ git clone https://github.com/nodejh/hugo-theme-cactus-plus.git
For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.
There is an example site with config file and markdown files in
The config file
To use it, copy the
config.toml in the root folder of your Hugo site. Feel free to change strings as you like to customize your website.
Use the about page to introduce yourself to your visitors. You can customize the content as you like in the
Use the tags page to show all post’s tags. You can create the file
/content/tags/_index.md and set
hidden = true so that the page does not show on your home page or other lists of pages.
+++ date = "2015-06-20T14:02:37+02:00" title = "Tags" hidden = true +++
Furthermore, you should replace the avatar placeholder with a great image of yourself.
Pages can be hidden and don’t appear in the post list on the homepage if you add the variable
hidden = true to the frontmatter. This allows you to link from elsewhere, i.e. just the menu.
This theme features a comment system powered by Disqus. Just add your Disqus-shortname to the
config.toml and set
enableDisqus = true, then let readers respond to your blog posts.
This theme features a comment system powered by Duoshuo too. Duoshuo is mainly provide for Chinese users. Just add your Duoshuo-shortname to the
config.toml and set
enableDuoshuo = true.
Just set both
enableDisqus = false and
enableDuoshuo = false if you want to disable comment.
This theme use Google Analytics defalut. If you want to disable Google Analytics, just set
enableGoogleAnalytics = false in
This theme alse features Baidu Tongji for Chinese users. To use Baidu Tongji you should set
enableBaiduAnalytics = true and set
baiduAnalytics to your
Baidu Tongji Code which looks like
Social link icons
You can add a social link panel in the footer by adding entries to the
social block in the
config.toml. You can choose between two icon fonts:
mono-social to the
iconFont variable. The Mono social icons offer three styles of icons: -circle, rounded, or default (empty).
In order to see your site in action, run Hugo’s built-in local server.
$ hugo server
localhost:1313 in the address bar of your browser.
This theme is released under the MIT license. For more information read the license.