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Mono: The Icon-Driven Minimalist, Free Blog Theme

Mono is a sleek and highly minimalistic, three-column theme for Publii CMS, which is free for our community. Conceived by the talented designer Huseyin Emanet, who generously offered his design to our community, the Publii team has developed the theme from the ground up, tailored specifically for our users.

Mono: Minimalistic, Multi Layout Blog Theme

Key Features of Mono:

  • Three-Column Layout: Mono’s balanced and well-structured three-column layout provides a visually appealing and readable platform for your content.
  • Customizable Sidebar: Easily add or remove sections to the sidebar, including featured posts, authors, tags, newsletter signup, follow buttons, and a copyright notice, to personalize your blog’s appearance.
  • Icon-Infused Navigation Menu: Experience a sleek and visually engaging navigation menu with Mono’s icon-centric design. The menu utilizes the Feather Icon plugin to deliver crisp, scalable icons that complement the theme’s minimalist aesthetic.
  • Color Flexibility: Choose from seven predefined color schemes or create your own custom color palette to match your branding or personal style preferences.
  • Dark Mode: Switch to Mono’s sleek dark mode for a comfortable reading experience at any time of day. Reduce eye strain and enhance visual ergonomics with the dark mode’s intuitive design.
  • Post Listing Management: Mono allows you to fine-tune the display of your post listings, with options to toggle the date, author, main tag, and images on or off, depending on your needs.
  • Extended Author Options: Provide more context and personalization to your posts with Mono’s extended author options. Features like ‘Author Quick Intro’ and ‘Post Subtitle’ add depth and intrigue to your author profiles.
  • Two Post Templates: Craft your blog posts with flexibility by choosing between two distinct post layouts.
  • Advanced Font Options: Choose from a wide range of font options to perfectly complement your content and establish a unique visual identity for your blog.
  • Additional Features: Discover a many additional features that further elevate your blogging experience, making Mono an indispensable tool for Publii CMS users.


Jan 29, 2024

Requirements and compatibility

Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera
Publii 0.43.1 and up
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Standard features *

Manage your page look and feel with extensive coloring, menu, social media sharing and layout options, or switch it up completely with one of our many unique themes.

Font size
Share buttons
GDPR cookies
Lazy load
Post options

* The available options may vary from theme to theme but they are mostly standardized.