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Overview

Blue is a fast and responsive theme for the Bludit CMS. The template is made out of plain PHP/HTML/CSS/JS. No jQuery, no Bootstrap, no other external framework, no heavy Google fonts or other bloat was used. Therefore the template is small and really fast to load. Well, it also depends on the number and size of the images used. There are three columns, the left one shows the last posts, the one in the middle the main content (page- or post content) and the right one shows an image gallery. There is a very small configuration file to specify some settings and a file with descriptions of the gallery images. The code is well documented with comments. To get a smaller HTML output, remove the comments on the live site. The template is responsive and should be look great on any device. The used example images are from Streetwill and Pixabay and are licensed under CC0 - No Rights Reserved.

Screenshots

Blue - Home - Desktop Blue - Image View - Desktop Blue - Home - Tablet Blue - Gallery - Tablet Blue - Home - Mobile Blue - Menu - Mobile Blue - Posts - Mobile Blue - Gallery - Mobile Blue - Image View - Mobile

Setup

  • Copy the directory blue to the theme directory of your Bludit installation.
  • Normally this is under bludit/bl-themes/.
  • Open the file bludit/bl-themes/blue/php/config.php in your favorite text editor.
  • Edit the view settings and save/upload the customized file.
  • Upload your 'small' gallery images of the size 350 x 250 pixel to blue/img/right/.
  • Upload your 'big' gallery images of the size 800 x 600 pixel or bigger to blue/img/right/big/.
  • Customize also the image descriptions in the file blue/img/right/description.txt.
  • Replace the header image blue/img/altiplano.jpg with your title image.
  • Check the page in your browser and make modifications if necessary.
  • Optional: Remove the comments from your template (especially from the file blue/index.php) if you want less HTML code!
  • I would like to know if you are using this template, so write me a line to biegel[at]gmx.ch!
  • Maybe you could also let the link in the footer :-) But hey, you can do whatever you want! No restrictions.

Support

This is a free template and support is not included and guaranteed. Nevertheless I will try to answer all your questions if possible. So write to my email address biegel[at]gmx.ch if you have a question :-)

License

The Blue template is licensed under the MIT License (Expat) which is published on the official site of the Open Source Initiative.