Origin Jekyll theme

A fully featured and highly configurable blog theme for Jekyll.

Modern blog theme

Origin is a modern blog theme. It includes a fully featured blog with categories, authors, comments and pagination.

It is ready to host on GitHub pages or Netlify. The themes logo, fonts, colors and dozens more settings are configurable in the config.yml. It is 100% responsive, SEO friendly and built using Jekyll best practices and clean code.


  • Jekyll 4.2+
  • 100% responsive design
  • Clean code with Jekyll best practices
  • Stylish modern design, beautiful typography and crisp imagery
  • Fully featured Blog content type
  • Categories, authors, comments and pagination
  • All content is editable via markdown, front-matter or yaml
  • Configure logo, colors, fonts, menus, header and footer in _config.yml
  • SCSS + Bootstrap 5.2
  • Darkmode with automatic and manual configuration
  • No jQuery, minimal vanilla JS
  • Tiny CSS and JS filesize, super fast page load times ⚡
  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse speed score
  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse SEO score
  • SEO meta tags and description are auto generated or can be overriden on a per page basis
  • Generates OG meta data for Facebook, Twitter cards etc.
  • Semantic HTML and document structure
  • Supports Google Analytics
  • Social media links
  • Main menu with nested dropdown menu
  • Responsive mobile menu, animated hamburger menu and mobile overlay
  • 3 footer menus and 1 bottom menu
  • Contact page with Netlify and Formspree forms
  • Includes Disqus comments
  • Includes Mailchimp subscribe
  • Supports Google fonts
  • Supports Font Awesome 6 icons
  • Works with GitHub Pages
  • Works with Netlify hosting including netlify.toml file
  • All photos, illustrations and icons included with this theme are royalty free

License and instructions

$49 gets you a license to use the theme for a single project or website. It comes with full documentation showing you how to set up and customize the theme and use all of it’s features.

Updates and support

Origin was created by Zerostatic. They’re dedicated to keeping the theme up to date with bug fixes and feature additions. You can email them at rob@zerostatic.io for any support queries.