Mere is a minimal and simple blog theme, and nothing more, for use with Jekyll and GitHub Pages.


  • Homepage featuring latest posts
  • Good for large post images
  • Blog and post layouts included
  • Authors section and author pages, including links to author from post pages
  • Responsive design
  • Simple and clean design


This theme is available as a Ruby Gem

Add this line to your Jekyll site’s Gemfile:

gem "mere-blog-theme"

And add this line to your Jekyll site’s _config.yml:

theme: mere-blog-theme

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install mere-blog-theme

Use with GitHub Pages

The theme can also be used with GitHub Pages by adding this line to your _config.yml

remote_theme: chrisrhymes/mere-blog-theme