Christian Long's Blog

Apr 21, 2015


With a bit of wrangling, I got Pelican working to manage my blog. Pelican is a static site generator written in Python. It can handle reStructuredText, Markdown, or AsciiDoc formats.

The next question is, what theme to use? The Pelican theme gallery is helpful here. I debated between these themes:

For now, I’m using Built Texts. It’s as easy as setting

THEME = /path/to/built-texts

in your

Also, make sure that you set


in Otherwise, your local preview site will try to load resoureces (css, etc.) from the url of your published site.