Introducing "anemone," a minimalist Zola theme that prioritizes clean CSS and avoids heavy JavaScript. Enjoy a seamless user experience with lightning-fast load times. Let your content take center stage in a clutter-free, elegant design that enhances readability. Responsive and efficient, anemone brings focus to your ideas.

You can browse the demo website here I also use it on my own website.

Anemone is a versatile Zola theme that comes with both light and dark variants. You can easily switch between the light and dark themes to suit your preferences.

Anemone Light and Dark Theme


To get started with Anemone, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the theme to your themes directory:
cd themes
git clone
  1. Enable Anemone in your config.toml:
theme = "anemone"

Release Notes


This release brings several improvements and enhancements, focusing mainly on optimizing performance and user experience. Here's a summary of the key changes:


Anemone provides various options to customize your website:

Default Taxonomies

To use tags, add the following code to a page's metadata:

tags = ["tag1", "tag2"]

Pages List in Homepage

Enable listing of pages in the homepage by adding the following code to config.toml:

list_pages = true


The theme has a built-in feature that allows you to use multiple languages. For detailed instructions on how to use this feature, you can refer to the Zola Multilingual documentation. This documentation provides additional information on how to make the most out of this multilingual capability.

weight = 2
title = "anemone"
languageName = "Français"
languageCode = "fr"

Multilanguage-Ready Navigation Bar

Customize the header navigation links with the following code in the extra section of config.toml:


header_nav = [
  { url = "/", name_en = "/home/", name_fr = "/accueil/" },
  { url = "/about", name_en = "/about/", name_fr = "/concernant/" },
  { url = "/journal", name_en = "/journal/", name_fr = "/journal/" },
  { url = "/blog", name_en = "/blog/", name_fr = "/blog/" }

Add Table of Contents (TOC) to Pages

In a page's frontmatter, set extra.toc to true:

toc = true

Display Author Name in Blog Posts

Customize the display of the author's name in your blog posts by toggling the display_author variable to either true or false:

display_author = true


Add a webring with a shortcode:

{{ webring(prev="#", webring="#", webringName="Random Webring", next="#") }}

Extra Data

Disable Twitter Card

Twitter metatags are generated by default. To disable them, set extra.twitter_card to false in config.toml:

twitter_card = true


The Anemone theme is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.