Gatsby Emma

by Lennart

Minimalistic portfolio with full-width grid, page transitions, support for additional MDX pages, and a focus on large images. Especially designers and/or photographers will love this theme! Built with MDX and Theme UI.

Gatsby Emma

Minimalistic portfolio with full-width grid, page transitions, support for additional MDX pages, and a focus on large images. Using the Gatsby Theme @lekoarts/gatsby-theme-emma.

Demo Website

Also be sure to checkout other Free & Open Source Gatsby Themes

✨ Features

  • MDX
  • react-spring page animations
  • Optional MDX pages which automatically get added to the navigation
  • Fully customizable through the usage of Gatsby Themes (and Theme UI)
  • Light Mode / Dark Mode
  • Google Analytics Support
  • SEO (Sitemap, OpenGraph tags, Twitter tags)
  • Offline Support & WebApp Manifest

πŸš€ Getting Started

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  1. Create a Gatsby site.

Use the Gatsby CLI to create a new site, specifying this project

gatsby new project-name https://github.com/LekoArts/gatsby-starter-portfolio-emma
  1. Start developing.

Navigate into your new site's directory and start it up.

cd project-name
gatsby develop
  1. Open the code and start customizing!

Your site is now running at http://localhost:8000!

If you want to learn more about how you can use a Gatsby starter that is configured with a Gatsby theme, you can checkout this shorter or longer tutorial. The tutorials don't exactly apply to this starter however the concepts are the same.

πŸ“ Using and modifying this starter

Important Note: Please read the guide Shadowing in Gatsby Themes to understand how to customize the underlying theme!

This starter creates a new Gatsby site that installs and configures the theme @lekoarts/gatsby-theme-emma.

Have a look at the theme's README and files to see what options are available and how you can shadow the various components including Theme UI. Generally speaking you will want to place your files into src/@lekoarts/gatsby-theme-emma/ to shadow/override files. The Theme UI config can be configured by shadowing its files in src/gatsby-plugin-theme-ui/.

Adding content

Adding a new project

New projects will be shown on the index page of this theme and can be added by creating MDX files inside content/projects. General setup:

  1. Create a new folder inside content/projects
  2. Create a new index.mdx file, and add the frontmatter
  3. Add an image to the created folder (from step 1)
  4. Reference this image as your cover in the frontmatter
  5. Write your content below the frontmatter

Frontmatter reference:

---
client: "LekoArts"
title: "Theme"
cover: "./image.jpg"
date: "2019-06-10"
service: "Theme"
color: "#8e9d31"
---

Adding a new page

Additional pages will be shown in the navigation (left side) and allow you to display content other than projects, e.g. a "Contact" or "About Me" page. General setup:

  1. Create a new folder inside content/pages
  2. Create a new index.mdx file, and add the frontmatter
  3. Add an image to the created folder (from step 1)
  4. Reference this image as your cover in the frontmatter
  5. Write your content below the frontmatter

Frontmatter reference:

---
title: "Name"
slug: "/name"
cover: "./name.jpg"
---

Change your static folder

The static folder contains the icons, social media images and robots.txt. Don't forget to change these files, too!

πŸ€” Questions or problems?

Please open up an issue on the main repository: LekoArts/gatsby-themes. Thanks!

πŸŽ“ Learning Gatsby

Looking for more guidance? Full documentation for Gatsby lives on Gatsby's website.

Themes

  • To learn more about Gatsby themes specifically, we recommend checking out the theme docs.

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  • Compatible with Gatsby v2
  • It is a Gatsby starter
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  • This template uses only local files