Customizing Your Blog: Using and Creating Themes

Feb 9, 2024

2 min read

Hugo Lassiège

Welcome back to Mistral! In our first post, we introduced you to Bloggrify, our powerful static blog generator. Today, we're diving deeper into one of the most exciting features of Bloggrify: theming.

Choose a Predefined Theme

Bloggrify comes with a variety of predefined themes that cater to different styles and preferences. Whether you prefer a minimalist design, a vibrant layout, or something in between, there's a theme for you. Here’s how you can get started:

  1. Browse the Themes
  • Visit our themes gallery on the Bloggrify website to explore the available options.
  • Each theme comes with a preview and a brief description, making it easy to find one that suits your taste.
  1. Install a Theme:
  • Once you’ve found a theme you like, follow the simple installation instructions provided in the theme’s documentation.
  • Apply the theme to your blog, and watch your site transform instantly.

Create Your Own Theme

For those who want full creative control, Bloggrify allows you to create your own custom themes. This is a fantastic way to ensure your blog looks exactly how you want it to. Here’s a brief overview of the process:

  1. Understand the Basics:

Familiarize yourself with Bloggrify’s theming structure. Our official theming documentation provides all the details you need to get started. Learn about the components and structure of a Bloggrify theme, including templates, stylesheets, and configuration files.

  1. Start Building:

Create the basic files and folders required for a Bloggrify theme. Use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to design your layout and style your blog. Take advantage of Bloggrify’s templating engine to integrate dynamic content into your static pages.

  1. Test and Refine:

Continuously test your theme to ensure it looks good and functions correctly across different devices and browsers. Refine your design based on feedback and personal preference.

  1. Share Your Theme:

Once you’re happy with your custom theme, consider sharing it with the Bloggrify community. Your unique design could inspire others!

Learn More

For a detailed guide on theming, including step-by-step instructions and best practices, check out the official theming documentation on the Bloggrify website. This comprehensive resource covers everything from basic setup to advanced customization techniques.


Whether you choose a predefined theme or create your own, Bloggrify provides the tools and flexibility you need to make your blog truly yours. Experiment with different designs, find your unique style, and make your blog stand out.

Stay tuned to Mistral for more tips and tutorials on getting the most out of Bloggrify. Happy theming!

The Bloggrify Team