Goal: Explanation of Pelican Repository Step By Step

Here is the summary of Pelican material that I have made, using Jinja2 template.

I’m using Bulma, enhanced with custom SASS containing

  • Custom Helper Spacing

  • Material Design


Pelican Bulma Test Drive

An example of pelican site using Bulma for personal learning purpose.

Pelican + Jinja2 + Bulma + Custom SASS

Pelican Bulma MD: Preview

Pelican Step By Step

This repository:

Frankenbulma (Bulma Material Design) Step By Step

Additional guidance:

Chapter Step by Step

Tutor 01

Generate Only Pure HTML

  • Setup Directory for Minimal Pelican Theme

  • General Layout: Base, Page, Article, Index

  • Partials: HTML Head, Header, Footer

  • Jinja2: Manage Heading Title

  • Basic Content: Pages, Posts

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 01

Tutor 02

Generate Complete Pure HTML Template

  • Additional List Layout: Archives, Period, Authors, Categories, Tags

  • Additional Single Layout: Author, Category, Tag

  • Jinja2: Basic Loop

  • More Content: Lyrics. Need this content for demo

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 02

Tutor 03

Add Bulma CSS Framework

  • Add Bulma CSS

  • Standard Header (jquery or vue) and Footer

  • Enhance All Layouts with Bulma CSS

  • Apply Bulma Two Column Responsive Layout for Most Layout

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 03

Tutor 04

Combine with Custom SASS Material Design

  • Add (a bunch of) Custom SASS (Custom Design)

  • Nice Header and Footer

  • Index Content: Index, Categories, Tags, Periods, Archives By Year and Month

  • Enhance All Two Column Responsive Layout with Material Design

  • Nice Tag Badge in Tags Page

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 04

Tutor 05

Loop with Jinja2

  • Simplified All Layout Using Jinja2 Template Inheritance

  • List Tree: Archives: By Year and Month

  • List Tree: Tags and Categories

  • Article Index: Blog Posts

  • Index Layout: Blog List, Terms, By Chronology

  • Home: Landing Page

  • Custom Output: Text

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 05

Tutor 06


  • Widget: Friends, Archives Tree, Categories, Tags, Recent Post, Related Post

  • Refactoring Template using Capture: Widget

  • Pagination: Adjacent, Indicator, Responsive

  • Post: Header, Footer, Navigation

  • Python Data: Archives, Friends

  • Python: Jinja2 Filter

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 06

Tutor 07


  • Layout: Service (dummy)

  • Post: Markdown Content (test case)

  • Post: Table of Content (dynamic include)

  • Post: Responsive Images

  • Post: Syntax Highlight (sass)

  • Post: Macros (include with parameter)

  • Official Plugin: Feed

  • Meta: HTML, SEO, Opengraph, Twitter

  • Python Plugin: Jinja2Content

  • Multi Column Responsive List: Categories, Tags, and Archives

Pelican Bulma MD: Tutor 07

What do you think ?