hello Astro

Hello Astro is a multi-purpose starter theme written in Typescript, TailwindCSS, AlpineJS and Astro. It supports Markdown, Markdoc and MDX based pages, documentation pages and blog posts (including math and diagrams), plus full text search.

Hello Astro can be used for creating corporate/marketing sites, blogs, documentation sites, portfolio sites (supporting photo galleries) or any combination of the above!

It has full SEO support for Facebook (Open Graph) tags, Twitter Cards and Schema/JSON-LD metadata. It also features fully auto generated RSS feed and sitemap for search engine indexing.



Comprehensive Astro Starter

This is a good starting point for a multi-purpose website, including support for documentation and blog pages, photo galleries, diagrams, math equations and more.

Easy to Create Content

Create pages, documentation pages and blog posts using MDX, Markdoc and Markdown. Includes support for photo galleries, maps, math equations (KaTeX) and diagrams (mermaid, plantuml and markmap).

Customisable Design

Built using the TailwindCSS ecosystem (including HeroIcons and Hero Patterns). Very easy to customise and change design. Template illustrations by unDraw.

SEO Ready

Full support for Facebook (Open Graph), Twitter Cards, Schema/JSON-LD metadata. Automatically generated robots.txt, RSS feed and sitemap.

Blazing Performance

Achieve great web vitals scores. Static site using Jamstack architecture. Built using Astro and Typescript for ultimate performance and type safety.

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Mon Jun 12 2023

List of features to be considered for future versions of this starter.

Read more Roadmap
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How to Use

Sat Jun 10 2023

Some suggestions for how to use this starter.

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Sample Gallery post (Markdoc)

Fri Jun 09 2023

Sample Markdoc post featuring Photo Gallery

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Mind Map Diagram

Thu Aug 25 2022

MDX post illustrating the use of Markmap component to generate mind map diagrams.

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PlantUML Diagrams

Wed Aug 24 2022

Generate PlantUML diagrams in blog posts.

Ready to give it a try? Use the starter on Github today.