Jekyll Origin


Jekyll Origin

Origin is a fully featured premium blog theme.

  • Jekyll Version: 4+
  • Theme Version: 1.2
  • Updated: Oct 5, 2022
  • License: Pro
  • Price: $49 USD

Theme features

Jekyll Origin is fully featured premium blog theme.

Content Types

  • Homepage (Markdown)
  • Blog (Markdown)
  • Basic Pages (Markdown)
  • Contact Page (Markdown)

Design & Code

  • Jekyll 4.2+
  • 100% responsive design
  • Clean code and Jekyll best practices
  • Content is editable and configurable via markdown or front-matter. No hardcoded content.
  • Configure logo, colors, fonts all from _config.yml


  • SCSS using Jekyll compiler. Includes all SCSS files which are well structured and cleanly written
  • Bootstrap 5.2
  • The entire Bootstrap library is not imported. Mainly we use the grid, media queries and utilities. You can import the entire library if you need to.


  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse speed score
  • Tiny CSS and JS filesize ⚡
  • No jQuery


  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse SEO score
  • Google analytics configured in _config.yml, supports environment variables.
  • Meta tags and description auto generated for each page
  • The title can be overriden in the frontmatter of any page.
  • Generates OG meta data for Facebook, Twitter etc
  • Semantic document structure, particularly on single pages
  • Social media links can be configured in data/social.json - Fontawesome is used for the icons.
  • Main menu managed data/menu.yml
  • Nested dropdown menu
  • Responsive menu using simple vanilla JS code, Animated hamburger menu and mobile overlay
  • Comes with 4 logo configs for desktop, mobile and transparent modes. Your logo will be perfect 👌


  • First class darkmode support
  • Configure manual dark mode and position of dark mode toggle
  • Configure automatic darkmode based on users OSX setting (css prefers-color-scheme).


  • Social media links can be configured in data/social.json - Fontawesome is used for the icons.
  • Auto generated and overridable OG Meta data for Facebook and Twitter cards

Contact Form

  • Contact page & contact form
  • Supports Netlify forms and Formspree forms


  • Includes Disqus comments


  • Includes Mailchimp subscribe


  • Supports Google fonts
  • Fonts can be configured in _config.yml
  • Font Awesome 6 icons


  • Robust example content included out of the box
  • All photos, illustrations and icons included with this theme are royalty free


  • Ready to deploy to Netlify
  • includes netlify.toml file

Github Pages

  • Github pages ready


Version 1.2 (Released Oct 5, 2022)

  • Add RSS functionality
  • Add RSS Icon - can be enabled/disabled in _config.yaml
  • Install jekyll-feed plugin

Version 1.1 (Released Jul 11, 2022)

  • Update author component
  • Add automatic blog category generation
  • Improve category pages
  • Minor css and bug fixes

Version 1.0 (Released Jun 21, 2022)

  • Initial release 🎉


Pro License

This License grants you, the purchaser, an ongoing, non-exclusive, worldwide license to make use of this theme. You are licensed to use this theme to create one single end product for yourself, your company or for one client.

The full license is included with the theme files.


Jekyll Origin Documentation

Premium documentation is available for this theme online, you may view the documentation before you purchase the theme.



Jekyll Origin was created by Robert Austin. We keep our premium themes up to date with fixes and new features, and provide direct 1-to-1 support – just send us a message.