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@laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics

Just the basics, please.

This is not a design theme. It just provides some essential components on which to build a basic site.

Notes

  • react-helmet was replaced with Gatsby Head API in 5.x branch.

  • gatsby-plugin-preact was removed in 4.x branch due to React 18 incompatibility (Github issue).

Included

For a full list of included plugins, see the package.json file.

Install

npm i @laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics

or

yarn add @laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics

Develop

Fork the monorepo and run the starter from the workspaces root (requires Yarn):

yarn workspace gatsby-starter-just-basics gatsby develop

Configure

Minimal

At the very least, you need:

gatsby-config.js

module.exports = {
  // This theme requires these siteMetadata fields be set, but only siteUrl
  // requires a value; the others can be left blank.
  siteMetadata: {
    title: '',
    description: '',
    siteUrl: 'https://example.com',
    author: '',
  },
  plugins: [
    '@laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics',
  ],
}

Expanded

gatsby-config.js

module.exports = {
  siteMetadata: {
    title: 'Example Website',
    description: 'An excellent website.',
    siteUrl: 'https://example.com',
    author: '@twitteruser',
  },
  plugins: [
    {
      resolve: '@laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics',
      options: {
        // Google Analytics.
        // Disabled by default. For more options, see docs for gatsby-plugin-google-gtag.
        analytics: {
          trackingIds: ['X-XXXXXXXXXX'], // required property
          gtagConfig: {
            anonymize_ip: true,
          },
        },
        // Canonical URLs.
        // Disabled by default. For more options, see docs for gatsby-plugin-canonical-urls.
        canonicalurls: {
          siteUrl: 'https://example.com', // required property
        },
        // Preconnect.
        // Disabled by default. For more options, see docs for gatsby-plugin-preconnect.
        preconnect: {
          domains: ['https://foo.com', 'https://bar.com'], // required property
        },
        // robots.txt configuration.
        // Disabled by default. For more options, see docs for gatsby-plugin-robots-txt.
        robotstxt: {
          sitemap: 'https://example.com/sitemap-index.xml',
          policy: [{ userAgent: '*', allow: ['/'] }],
        },
        // XML sitemap.
        // Disabled by default. For more options, see docs for gatsby-plugin-sitemap.
        xmlsitemap: {
          output: '/',
        },
      },
    },
  ],
}

SEO

You can optionally import the SEO component with:

import Seo from '@laradevitt/gatsby-theme-just-basics/src/components/seo';

Usage:

(All props are optional. If title and description aren’t provided the values from siteMetadata will be used.)

export const Head = ({ location }) => (
  <Seo
    title="Contact"
    path={location.pathname}
  />
);

const Page = ({ location }) => {
  return (
    <Layout location={location}>
      <div>
        <Menu type="sub" />
      </div>
      <div>
        <Menu type="breadcrumb" />
        <h1>Contact Me</h1>
        <p>
          Curabitur nec risus at nulla blandit maximus.
        </p>
      </div>
    </Layout>
  );
};

export default Page;

Optionally pass in your own meta tags:

export const Head = ({ location }) => (
  <Seo
    title="Contact"
    path={location.pathname}
  >
    <meta property="og:locale" content="en" />
  </Seo>
);
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