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Eleventy Hylia

Hylia is a lightweight Eleventy starter kit to help you to create your own blog or personal website.

Author Details:

Andy Bell

A simple starter kit for Eleventy

Hylia is a lightweight Eleventy starter kit with Netlify CMS pre-configured, so that you can one-click install a progressive, accessible blog in minutes. It also gives you a well organised starting point to extend it for yourself.


Hylia version 0.5.1 features:

✍️ A pre-configured Netlify CMS setup
🎨 Customisable design tokens to make it your own
🌍 Customisable global data and navigation
📂 Tags and tag archives
✅ Progressively enhanced, semantic and accessible
🎈 Super lightweight front-end
🚰 Sass powered CSS system with utility class generator
⚙️ Service worker that caches pages so people can read your articles offline
🚀 An RSS feed for your posts


💬 Netlify Forms powered comments
💡 Dark/Light mode toggle Added in 0.4.0
🗣 Webmentions
📖 Pagination
🐦 Web sharing API integration
🗒 Offline mode with links to cached pages
📄 Documentation site
💅 Proper Sass documentation
✍️ Proper CMS documentation
🖼 A facility for you to be able to add your logo / branding

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