GiLLi Documentation

Thank you! for Purchasing our Ghost theme GiLLi. Please Follow the instructions to setup the them for your Ghost Blog

Theme Installation

  • Extract the Zip file (gilli-x.x.x.zip)
  • Log in to the admin section of your Ghost blog yourblog.com/ghost.
  • Select Design from the left-hand side of your admin area and go to the INSTALLED THEMES section.
  • Click on the Upload a Theme green button.
  • An upload box will open, then choose the theme (gilli.zip) from your extracted file
  • Once uploaded. Click on Activate now button to activate.

Create new Content API Key

Create a new content api in order to make the search functionality work.

From Ghost admin, click Integrations from the sidebar menu, then click + add custom integration.

Now, give the new integration a name, for example, Search and click Create.

Now the new Content API is Created. after created the page will look like below


Next, click Code injection from the sidebar menu and add the following code to the Blog Header box and replace the XXXX value with your API KEY.

<script>
  var ghosthunter_key = 'XXXX';
  var ghost_root_url = "/ghost/api/v2"
</script>

Click Save & your search functionality will be working Just Fine.

Enable Disqus Comments on your Post

Go to Code Injection and add the following code to the Blog Header box and replace the XXXX with your disqus Identifier

<script>
     var disqus_shortname = 'XXXX';
</script>

Click Save & Disqus Comments will be showing on your Post Page


Members / Subscription

Subscribers can be enabled via a checkbox on the Labs page (Labs > MEMBERS (BETA)), in your Ghost admin panel:


Once enabled, you will see below new items on the theme:

  • Signin & Membership on Nav
  • Free & Paid Members CTA
  • At footer a newsletter form 

We created the membership extra pages with ghost native pages . so there is no need to upload an YAML file for routing but you need to create some Pages like Signup, Signin, Membership & Account. Its pretty simple as creating a ghost page. 

Signin Page 
Go to Pages > New page

Give a title to the page eg. Welcome Back!

You can choose a cover image for the page

set Page URL to signin

you can add some extra notes at the excerpt field see the screenshot below

Now you need to choose the template to Signin

Yay!  Sign-in page is created

Signup Page:
Create a page as descried above with different page URL & Template

Page URL: signup
Template: Signup

Account Page: 
Page URL: account
Template: Account

Membership Page:
Page URL: membership
Template: Membership 

To edit plans features, you can edit the partials/membership/plan_xxxx.hbs file.

If you need any further help or support please email us at [email protected] with your Order ID.