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The Fizzy Theme

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A tasty blogging theme for Ghost :ghost:

Thanks to everyone who starred this project. Please read the documentation to exploit all the features of this theme.


🔧 Installation

Download the

file and upload it at your Ghost Admin > Setting > Design.

🎥 Demo

My blog is currently using this theme.

Use this issue to add your site with Fizzy Theme.

🍹 Features and Usage


If only site icon is uploaded, the Logo area will display the icon and followed by the Site name then a dot colored as the main color, e.g.:

If site logo is uploaded, then the Logo area will only display the site logo.

Note: Since the top navbar is colored with white background, it would be better to use a dark/colorful logo.

:earth_africa: i18n

You can change the theme's language in Ghost Admin -> General -> "Publication Language".

| Code | Language | Status | Translator | | :-----: | :------: | :----: | :--: | |

| German | ✔️ |Marek Schmidt| |
| English | ✔️ || |
| French | ✔️ |Lourys| |
| Italian| ✔️ |Pyrox| |
| Brazilian Portuguese | ✔️ |matheusvanzan| |
| Tamil | ✔️ | MC Naveen | |
| Thai | ✔️ | atbee | |
| Turkish | ✔️ |talut| |
| Chinese (Simplified) | ✔️ ||

Please help to translate Fizzy into the languages you know. To do so, first fork this repo. Then you need to copy the

file under
folder and rename it to your language code, e.g.
. Then modify the translations within it. After testing, please create a "Pull Request" to
branch of this repo (not

Assets Localization

You could customize the following files to define the CDN of assets to speed up access in specific regions: -


Internal tags

Internal tags start with

, after creating it will displayed as internal tag automatically. Internal tags will not be displayed in front-end. So far the Fizzy Theme support the following internal tags: - Carousel: Use internal tag
) to add posts into carousel in homepage (see Showcase). - No Index: Use internal tag
) to exclude posts from listing in home page.

limitation: hiding posts with

tag, but the number of posts displayed for that page will change as well.


The showcase section is built to highlight posts. It is available only on the homepage. Insert the following code into Ghost Admin -> Code injection ->

Site Header
to enable the showcase:

The left slider carousel part detects the internal tag

. The right part will display 2 featured posts.


Author Page

You can customize the author page by editing your profile in Ghost Admin, such as name, avatar, background image, social account links, location and bio. Author page (demo)

Tag Page

You can customize the tag page by editing tags in Ghost Admin, such as image, description. Tag Page (demo)

Custom Templates

Open the gear icon ⚙ while editing a post or page, scroll to the bottom and change

option. - Tag Archive: used for listing all tags/topics in one page. (demo) - Post Archive: used for listing all posts in one page. (demo) - Full Width: full width post. (demo) - Post With TOC: TOC-enabled post, details in #TOC. (demo) - Featured Posts Archive: post list for featured posts, page title and content will be shown on the top section. (demo)


To enable collection, edit the

as below. Then modify the
to customize your homepage. Full doc: Ghost Docs - Collections
  /: home # template for homepage `home.hbs`

collections: /movie/: # a collection called movie permalink: /movie/{slug}/ template: movie # template movie.hbs filter: tag:movie # fetch data from a tag:movie data: # have access to all data & meta data from tag /music/: # a collection called music permalink: /music/{slug}/ template: music # template music.hbs filter: primary_tag:music # fetch data from primary tag: music data: # have access to all data & meta data from tag

Notice: known issues of Ghost collection, e.g.: Ghost #10082.

Custom CSS Variables

Download the theme

file, unzip it then edit the variables in
to customize your theme coloring. After that, zip everything back into a
file and upload it onto your Ghost admin.

Custom Footer Text

By default, your site description (Ghost Admin -> General) will be displayed in the footer text. If you need to change it, define a variable

in the
Site Header
as below:

You can include HTML in the

, but be careful to use single quotation marks inside it. For example:

:speech_balloon: Comment System

Due to Ghost itself doesn't have a comment system, we need to use third party solutions for this. Some options are: DISQUS, Gitalk, Valine and Vssue. By default, Fizzy has Gitalk and DISQUS integrated. Skip the following if you do not need the comment system.

By default, the comment system is disabled. To enable it, first insert the following code into

Post Header
for a single post or
Site Header
for the whole site at Ghost Admin -> Code injection to configure accordingly, then choose one of the comment systems below and follow the instruction.

Gitalk (Recommended)

Gitalk is a Github issue based comment system. Automatically support

by detecting the language of user's navigator. 1. Register a new GitHub Application 2. Create a new Github Repository for your website 3. Insert the following code into Ghost Admin -> Code injection:
Site Footer
, and modify the configuration with your Github App & Repository from previous steps.

more usage guide and options please check here.


Insert the following code into Ghost Admin -> Code injection:

Site Header
, and modify the link with yours.

If you want to change the comment system, you need to modify the code in

Code Highlight

Prism.js is used for syntax highlighting, the default languages and plugins used by Fizzy theme are: - Languages: Markup (e.g. HTML), CSS, C-like, JavasScript, Bash, Nginx, Ruby, Git, JSON, Markdown, SQL, Python, R - Plugins: line-numbers, toolbar, show-language.

To customize this yourself, open customize Prismjs and choose the languages you need. Then download the js and css files to overwrite the

files in


image The line numbers are hidden by default. To enable it, insert the following code into

Post Header
for a single post or
Site Header
for the whole site:


There are two ways to control the TOC of a post: 1. insert the following code into

Post Header
for a single post or
Site Header
for the whole site;
2. Use custom post template
Post With Toc
to enable TOC.


Post Header
Site Header

Notice: h2 and h3 headings on the page will be displayed by default. If you want to add other headings (e.g. h1 or h4), please edit

of the file
. However, you should not use h1 except for the post title.

Instant Search

The search function uses Ghost Content API. To enable it (added to top menu), first add a custom integration in Ghost Admin. Then copy the Content API Key and API URL. Go to the Code injection, add the following code to the

Site Header

LaTeX support


(inline) or
to cover commands to render for LaTeX commands. (examples)

Link Page

Create a link page is nothing different than create a normal page. With the Bookmark Card feature since Ghost v2.30, you can easily add links to any page by type

in Ghost editor. (demo)


  • Navigation: You can modify
    to customize your dropdown menu, or delete the section if not needed.
  • Badge: include
    class="badge "
    to use badge (HTML only).(demo)
    • Supported colors: uncolored, red, yellow, green, blue, purple image > Note: to use uncolored badge, set as
  • Posts per page: change the number of
    "posts_per_page": 8
  • table: to unwrap cells, uncomment the
    /* white-space: nowrap; */
    around line 703.


If you want to disable the top right "Get Fizzy Theme" button, insert the following code into your

Site Header
Code Injection

Please do not remove the footer text "Using The Fizzy Theme" and the link. Thank you for your support!

📝 Changelog


🍻 Contributors

See Contributors

🔋 Dependencies

  • Bulma - CSS Framework
  • Prismjs - A lightweight syntax highlighter
  • JQuery - A well-known JavaScript library (for tocify only now)
  • jQuery.tocify.js - Table of Content generator (also JQuery-UI)
  • KaTeX - A faster LaTeX equation rendering library (since v0.3.0)
  • Gitalk - A Github issued based comment system (since v0.3.0)
  • ghost-search - An instant search library using Ghost Content API (since v1.0.0)
  • iconfont - A free icon solution (since v1.2.3)

📍 Roadmap

To know the future planning of this project, please visit our Roadmap.

🐛 Bug Report & :dart: Features Request

If you find a bug, thinking about something to be improved or even want new features, please feel free to post an issue.

Alternatively you could contribute to this project.

💡 Contributing

  1. Fork it (maybe star this too?)
  2. Create your feature branch (
    git checkout -b feature-fooBar
  3. Commit your changes (
    git commit -m 'Add something'
  4. Push to the branch to origin (
    git push origin feature-fooBar
  5. Create a new Pull Request to
    branch here
  6. Wait for code review and modify if necessary

🔏 License

This project is licensed under the MIT License.

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