This release makes including third party plugins easier.
Until now, the push state approach to loading new pages has been interfering with embedded
This version changes this by simulating the sequential loading of script tags on a fresh page load.
This changes with this release, which adds a ton of (optional) code that changes the feel of the theme dramatically.
This major release increases page load speed dramatically.
The page now scores roughly 90/100 on Google’s PageSpeed Insights (up from ~50) and
has a high score on similar tools.
Hydejack v4 adds a lot of social media icons and introduces a new default layout.
It also breaks things, hence a new major release number.
- Structure of
_config.yml has changed
- Social media usernames are now located under
author: social: <platform>: <username>.
disqus is now a top-level entry (moved from
- Now has
google_fonts fields that are mandatory.
- Now defaults to the
blog layout, old style is available via
blog-by-tag layout, see
Unlike Hyde, Hydejack is very opinionated about how you are going to use it.
- Touch-enabled sidebar / drawer for mobile, including fallback when JS is disabled.
- Github Pages compatible tag support based on this post.
- Customizable link color and sidebar image, per-site, per-tag and per-post.
- Optional author section at the bottom of each post.
- Optional comment section powered by Disqus.
- Layout for posts grouped by year
- Wide array of social media icons on sidebar.
- Math blocks via KaTeX.