🍐️ A starter kit for building static sites quickly, easily, and efficiently.
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#🍐️  Pears - A Static Site Starter Kit

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A starter kit for building static sites quickly, easily, and efficiently.

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:warning: Currently, Pears is in an early state of development. Things may break & change.

#🏆 Goals

  • Super simple to use and develop with. No messing with settings and configurations.
  • Easy to use for those who are not familiar with Hugo. They shouldn't have to learn more than the basics.
  • Powered by tools that are focused on a quick and efficient development cycle.
  • Pre-packed with shortcodes & partials for a ton of different components.

#🎉️ What's included?

🚧   Hugo - The fastest framework for building static sites

🎨   TailwindCSS, Tailwind Forms, and Tailwind Typography Utility-first CSS framework to build your site without ever having to leave your HTML.

🔧️   PostCSS, autoprefixer, and PurgeCSS Trim your CSS files (including Tailwind's) to be only the classes and rules you actually use in your markup.

🌈️   Prettier and stylelint Write better code without having to think about formatting.

🔍️   ESLint Never run into JS errors again.

#🚀️ Getting Started

Getting set up for using this project requires install a few different things. Don't worry, it's easy.


You will need to install Hugo if you don't already have it. There are pre-built binary files available for almost every platform.


Once you have Yarn and Hugo installed on your system, all you need to do is grab a copy of Pears and install the dependencies.

git clone https://github.com/bradp/pears <your-new-site-name>
cd <your-new-site-name>
npm i

#⚡️ Usage

  • To start up your local development environment: npm start
  • To see a full list of available commands: npm run
#Main Commands

Command | Action :- | :- npm start | Builds all files & starts up the development server npm build | Builds all files for a local or staging environment npm build:prod | Builds all files for a deployment to a production server npm lint | Check your CSS & JS files for errors Append :fix to automatically fix npm format | Fix formatting errors automatically

#Building & Linting

Command | Action :- | :- npm lint:css | Lint CSS files Append :fix to automatically fix npm lint:js | Lint JS files. Append :fix to automatically fix npm format:check | Check formatting errors without automatically fixing

Remember, you can always check yarn run to see full list of commands!

#🔮️ Roadmap

See the open issues for a list of proposed features (and known issues).

#📕️ License

Distributed under the MIT License. See LICENSE for more information.