Getting Started with Icarus

Getting Started with Icarus

A simple, delicate, and modern theme for the static site generator Hexo. It allows you to set up a single or multiple-column (up to three column) blog with its versatile layout configuration. Additionally, it offers plentiful plugins and pluggable widgets so that you can enable the features you want in no time. And with the all-new API designing, Icarus makes the development of this theme painless for developers and users.

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Cyberpunk Theme Variant

Cyberpunk Theme Variant

Icarus includes a new variant called Cyberpunk starting from version 3.0.0. The theme is inspired by the video game Cyberpunk 2077 developed by CD PROJEKT RED. This variant aims at providing a different Icarus experience to these who like dark-themed blogs. It should be noted that it uses recent web styling features that are not working properly in some legacy browsers, including Internet Explorer and legacy Microsoft Edge.

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Polymorphic Link Settings

Polymorphic Link Settings

You may already notice that Icarus allows you to put icon links on the right of the navigation bar, the bottom of the profile widget, and the right side of the footer with the following format:

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Configuring Icarus
Profile Sidebar Widget

Profile Sidebar Widget

Icarus offers a way to showcase yourself using the profile sidebar widget. To use this widget, add the following lines to the widgets section of your _config.yml:

_config.yml
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type: profile
position: # show in left or right sidebar
author: # your name
author_title: # your title
location: # where are you
avatar: # path or url to your avatar image
gravatar: # your gravatar email
follow_link: # path or url to any page you want
social_links: # add links to your social network here
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FAQ

FAQ

If you consider using a piece of text instead of an image as the logo of your site, you can do something like this:

_config.yml
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logo:
text: My Beautiful Site
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