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Alison Rowland

civic hacking and biggish data

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About the Theme

Jekyll is pretty rad and figured releasing a cleaned up version of my site1 as a theme for others to hack and build on would be fun. So here be that theme — I call it Minimal Mistakes, a responsive Jekyll theme with large featured images and solid typography.

Minimal Mistakes is all about:

  • Responsive templates. Looking good on mobile, tablet, and desktop.
  • Gracefully degrading in older browsers. Compatible with Internet Explorer 8+ and all modern browsers.
  • Minimal embellishments. Content first — other widget nonsense never.
  • Large feature images for posts and pages.
  • Simple and clear permalink structure (ie:

Install Minimal Mistakes Theme

  1. Since open sourcing this theme I have released a couple other Jekyll themes. My website Made Mistakes is currently using a modified version of my So Simple Theme