Simples Jekyll theme

Simples is a super simple blogging theme for Jekyll. Showcase your posts and projects with a gorgeous minimalist style.

A super simple blogging theme for Jekyll

Simples is a minimalist’s dream, with a simple layout focused on typography and images. This is a great Jekyll theme for your personal website, blog or portfolio, and comes with some great features that give your site a professional look.


Simples is packed with powerful features to showcase your content:

Beautiful, minimal design

Simples has been designed to put your content first, with a stylish and minimal interface to make navigation easy.

Single column layout

A wide, single column layout gives you plenty of space to show off your images and make the most of the screen.

Responsive design

Simples works perfectly on all devices, adapting the layout to fit best with whatever screen size it's viewed on.

Portfolio post type

A dedicated post type for your portfolio items, helping you to keep things organized.

Blog section

Simples includes a section for your blog, with simple pagination features to reduce load times and let your visitors explore your older posts.

Ajax navigation

The sleek Ajax navigation and page transitions help give that 'premium' feel that your site deserves.

Image galleries

We've created a unique ‘gallery’ feature for image grids and carousels, making it easy to add these to your posts with some simple HTML.

Contact form

Built-in contact form with Formspree integration for free form submissions.

Markdown + code formatting

Simples has full markdown support, and built-in code highlighting to make sure your code samples look as great as the rest of your content.

Social media icons

We've built in social media icons for your favorite networks, making it easy to link to your external profiles.

SEO friendly

We built Simples with SEO best practices in mind, and a focus on fast page rendering.

Customize everything

It's easy to change colors, spacing, fonts, sizes etc. via a simple settings file – you don't even need to touch the code.

Works with GitHub Pages

Host your site for free on GitHub Pages, no non-native plugins needed.

License and instructions

$49 gets you a license to use the theme for a single project or website. The full license is included with the theme files.

It comes with full documentation showing you how to set up and customize the theme and use all of it’s features.

Updated and supported by us

Simples was created by the Jekyll Themes team exclusively for sale on this website. We keep our premium themes up to date with fixes and new features, and provide direct 1-to-1 support for all included features – just send us a message.

Theme Tweaks

Getting stuck trying to make an important customization, adding that special personal touch or a feature that isn’t included? You can hire us to complete a small custom task on this theme.