Getting Started

Writter is a minimalist ghost theme crafted for influencers, blogger, author and infopreneurs. With a focus on crisp typography and unique styling, Analogue will highlight your content beautifully and communicate an authentic and high-quality brand to your readers.


If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to send your questions to our support email: Our support team will reply you within 6 hours.

Template Information

Theme Setup

Writter theme setup is very easy. If you have already installed a server for Ghost you can easily setup Writter theme. If you don’t have server suported with Ghost, you can set up reading Ghost Install. When you have the server, follow the instructions for setting up the theme.

Upload the theme

You can upload the theme file from ghost dashboard. to do this

  • Log in into your Ghost admin panel.
  • Go to settings icon > Design > Change theme > Upload theme
  • Click Activate.

Uploading the theme via (FTP)

Follow the instructions

  • Login to your FTP account.
  • Unzip the file and copy writter folder to your /ghost_installation/content/themes
  • Restart your installation if necessary. You can ask for help from your hosting provider if you don’t know how to do this step.
  • Login to your ghost admin panel.
  • Go to settings (general) and select theme “Writter
  • Click Save.

General Setup

Publication Info

To change publication info, go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > General > Publication Info. Here you can change the followings:

  • Title
  • Description
  • Site Timezone
  • Publication Language


We have used SVG Logo for the theme . You can change SVG Logo from Dashboard > Settings Icon > Design > Brand > Publication Logo

Favicon Icon

Ghost shows his ghost logo in your site by default. You can change Favicon Icon or Publication Icon from Dashboard > Settings Icon > Design > Brand > Publication Icon

Publication Cover

This is for showing the site bookmark images. If you upload a cover image, it will in your site bookmark.

or Go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Design > Brand > Publication Cover

Site Meta Settings

This is for Meta data. It will help to get on search using search engine. You can add also Twitter and Facebook card image, content here.

You can add/edit the content from Dashboard > Settings Icon > General > Site Meta Settings

Social Accounts

Social account section is for showing Facebook, Twitter links of your site. Go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > General > Social Accounts

Primary Navigation

Ghost only support two types of Navigation. Primary and Secondary Navigation Menu. On header, primary navigation is showing and On Footer secondary navigation is showing. Go to Dashboard > Settings icon > Navigation

Secondary Navigation

Secondary Navigation is showing at footer. To add Secondary menu item, go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Navigation

Secondary Navigation

Create a Post

Ghost has a beautiful dashboard design. You can easily create a post. Go to Dashboard > Posts > New Post

  • Post Title
  • Post Contents
  • Feature image
  • Tags
  • Authors

Create a page

As like as post, you can create a new page from Dashboard > Pages > New Page. You can add:

  • Title
  • Contents
  • Tags
  • Authors
  • Feature Image
  • Excerpt
  • more…

Create Tag

To create a new tag, go to Dashboard > Tags > New Tag

Create Author

You can create multiple authors on your site from the dashboard. Go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Stuff > Invite people

Click on Invite people and you will get a new popup. You have to add Email Address and select the staff Role. Lastly click on Send Invitation now button. An email notification will be sent to create an account on the specific Role.

Code Injection

Code injection is a great feature on Ghost. You can easily write styles and scripts for your site without editing the theme file. You can add various plugins code here like Google analytics

Here you will two text field for code injections. 1. Site Header and 2. Site Footer

Go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Code Injection

Site Header

If you write scripts on site header, it will show in <head> tag of header. It will load first in your site

Site Footer

If you write scripts on site footer, it will show at the closing of <body> tag. It will load last in your site

Integrations and Custom Integrations

Integrations are another cool feature of Ghost. You can connect a lot of thirdparty plugins or API using integrations. To check the integrations, go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Integrations. You will get some inbuilt integrations and custom integrations options

Custom integrations

To create custom integrations, click on + Add custom integration at the bottom of the page and you will get a popup and add a name of the integration and Create. I have create here Search and Github Deploy integration


Labs is another very important and beta tester parts of Ghost. Here your will get some core features as follows: Go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Labs

  1. Import Content
  2. Export your content
  3. Delete All Content
  4. Tiers
  5. Redirects
  6. Routes


Routes is another important part. When you want to use different path link or custom files for pages and different homepage, you can use routes.yaml file to do that. Here is default .yaml for ghost.


    permalink: /{slug}/
    template: index

  tag: /tag/{slug}/
  author: /author/{slug}/


For header, we have used {{> header}} partials in folder partials/ header.hbs. In this file you can change the followings:


To change the logo, go to settings > design > Publication logo > Publication Logo

To upload the dark mode logo, go to settings > design > Site-wide > Upload

If you want to change markup, go to partials > logo.hbs file

Dark Light Mode Color Scheme

You can easily select dark and light mode color scheme from the custom settings. By default we use light color for the theme file. To change the color scheme, go to Settings > Design > Site-wide > Color Scheme If you change light to dark, the website will be on dark mode.

Social Profiles

To change social profiles link, go to Settings > General > Site Meta Settings > Social accounts

Primary Navigation

For Primary navigation, go to Dashboard > Settings Icon > Navigation

Signin and Subscribe button is coming from partials/navigation.hbs partials. If you want to remove these link, just remove the following lines.

{{#if @labs.members}}
    {{#if @member}}
    <li><a href="/account/">{{t "Account"}}</a></li>
    <li><a href="#signout" data-members-signout>{{t "Sign out"}}</a></li>
    <li><a href="/signin/">{{t "Signin"}}</a></li>
    <li><a href="/membership/">{{t "subscribe"}}</a></li>


This footer text is showing from the settings. To change footer copyright text, go to Settings > Design > Site Wide


In homepage, you will get some sections.

Hero section

On the hero section, you can change:

  • Cover image from Dashboard > Settings Icon > Design > Publication Cover
  • Description text: Dashboard > Settings Icon > General > Title & Description
  • Subscribe: partials/subscribe.hbs
  • Contact me: Settings > Design > Homepage

You can change Contact title and Link also

Featured Slider

We have shown a slider on homepage will the featured posts. If you set a post as featured, it will be added automatically in the slider. See this section how to add featured post

Featured slider post limit is 5. If you want to increase or decrease post limit, go to partials/featured-slider.hbs and edit limit="5".

{{#get "posts" limit="5" filter="featured:true" include="authors,tags"}}

If you want to remove the featured posts slider from homepage, go to Settings > Design > Homepage. You can on or off the featured slider.

Custom Templates

Custom template is a default setting on Ghost. It can be page template and post template. We have created some custom page and post template for the theme. The page template are as follows:

Page Template

  • Membership
  • Account
  • Signin
  • Signup
  • Authors
  • Contact
  • Tags
  • Authors
  • Portfolio
  • Fullwidth Header ( for post )
  • Right Thumbnail ( for post )

Selecting page template

  1. Create a new page
  2. Click on Settings to the right side and scroll down
  3. Select page template i.e. “Membership”
Page url

When you create page, please keep page slug like this.

Page titlePage URl

For other custom pages, you can add Authors, Tags, Contact, Portfolio page.

Portfolio Page

You can create a portfolio page and select page template Portfolio. You can add your posts in the portfolio page using the internal tag #portfolio in your post.

When you will add a few posts, all portfolio tagged posts will show as like this. You can filter with other tags.

Membership and Subscriptions

The membership page is helping your customer to understand the plan and compare the differences between your offers. Here are the step by step instructions:

Create Membership page

  1. Create a new page and open the page settings panel from the right side of the page
  2. Select the page template: Membership at the bottom dropdown
  3. Publish the page

Create Tiers and show on membership page

  1. Go to Settings > Membership in your Ghost Admin
  2. Go to MEMBERSHIP TIERS at the bottom
  3. Connect your Stripe Account if you don’t have Stripe connected
  4. Expand Premium position and click on +Add tier to add new tier name, description, list of benefits, price for monthly and yearly.
  5. Add tier to activate
  6. Now, go to portal settings, you can control enable and disable tiers appearing on the membership page.

Create Account Page

  1. Create a new page and open the page settings panel from the right side of the page
  2. Select the page template: Account at the bottom dropdown
  3. Publish the page

Account Informations

Free Subscriber information

You can change the account information text on header page also. To change the information, go to partials > members > free-subscriber-information.hbs

Paid subscriber information

You can change the account information text on header page also. To change the information, go to partials > members > subscriber-information.hbs

Third Party Plugins

We have created real-time search options and Formspree for the contact form.

Search Options

We have used for creating real time search. When you will type, you will get instant results. When you install the theme file, you have configure and add content api key on condeinjection

  1. Create a custom integrations
  2. Copy Content Api Key from your created custom integration
  3. Go to Code Injection > Site Header as follows

After creating Content Api Key, follow the instruction:

  • Copy the Content Api Key code
  • Go to Settings > Design > Site Wide
  • Paste the code in the field Search content API

Contact form

In contact form, we have used Formspree for getting form data. Follow the instruction to change your form endpoint

  • Go to formspree and create an account if you don’t have account
  • Create a form and copy the endpont for the form
  • Paste the endpoint in the form action of custom-contact.hbs in the theme file
<form class="row" action=""  method="POST">

To change contact information, go to custom-contact.hbs file. You change all of the information. To change form email address, go to partials/contact-form.hbs

Custom Settings

In Writter theme, you can use some ghost custom settings for Homepage and Post details. You can get the following settings:

Site Wide

  • Dark mode logo: To upload logo for dark mode
  • Color Scheme: You can select default color mode of the site
  • Search content API: You need to add content Api key to get search results
  • Site footer: Text field to change the content of footer


  • Show header social: To show or hide header social profiles
  • Contact title: To change text for contact link text
  • Contact link: To change the link for contact button
  • Show featured post: You can show or hide featured slider
  • Select Pagination: You can show load more or pagination number


  • Default Post Layout: You can select default post layout for all the articles
  • Show bottom author card: You can show or hide author card user post content
  • Select Comments: We have used 2 comments in this theme. Disqus and Cove. You can select from this settings
  • Disqus shortname: You can add your disqus shortname here to show disqus comment box
  • Cove publication: Add cove publication id if you select cove comment option
  • Related posts title: Change related post title of the post details

Development and Customization

In this theme, we have used SCSS to develop and style fast. You must have installed Nodejs and SASS on your computer.

  • Open theme file in your editor like VSCode or Sublime Text
  • Open terminal in the theme folder
  • Run command npm run sass

Alternatively, You can easily do it using Prepros. To edit SCSS code, follow the instruction:

  1. Unzip (this is the template only file) and remember where is the folder location.
  2. Install a SASS compiler, we recommend you to use Prepos 6, you can download it here.
  3. Click on “Browse” to add project on the middle side.

Changing Primary and Secondary colors

You can change easily primary, secondary and other colors from _variable.scss file. Open assets/scss/_variables.scss file and change the color that you want, example:

--color-main: #4f4d5f;


Fonts and Icon Fonts


Plugins and libraries


VERSION – 4.3.0: Released on 04 June 2022
* Added Support for Ghost 5.0
* Removed all deprecated code
* Small css issues fixed
* Updated English translation file


VERSION – 4.2.0: Released on 03 January 2022
* Performance updated
* CARD Assets added
* NFT Card Added
* Product Card
* Header Card
* Toggle Card
* Button Card
* Callout Card
* CSS styles added
* Custom Settings option added on Design

Most of the code files changed. It will be better if you install updates on your site
VERSION – 3.1.0: Release on 23 Sept 2020
[+] partials/post-navigation.hbs
[+] partials/social-share.hbs
[+] partials/search-result.hbs
[+] partials/post-navigation.hbs
[+] partials/post-card.hbs
[+] partials/custom-images.hbs
[+] members/visibility-content.hbs
[+] members/subscriber-information.hbs
[+] members/pricing-tables/plan-yearly.hbs
[+] members/pricing-tables/plan-monthly.hbs
[+] members/pricing-tables/plan-free.hbs
[+] members/notification.hbs
[+] members/free-subscriber-information.hbs
[+] locales/en.json
[+] default.hbs
[+] custom-portfolio.hbs
[+] post.hbs
[+] author.hbs
[+] page.hbs
[+] package.json
[+] assets/scss/_variables.scss
[+] assets/scss/_typography.scss
[+] assets/scss/_tags.scss
[+] assets/scss/_slider.scss
[+] assets/scss/_search-result.scss
[+] assets/scss/_responsive.scss
[+] assets/scss/_push-back-menu.scss
[+] assets/scss/_post-card.scss
[+] assets/scss/_portfolio.scss
[+] assets/scss/_page-cover.scss
[+] assets/scss/_membership.scss
[+] assets/scss/_hero.scss
[+] assets/scss/_header.scss
[+] assets/scss/_gallery.scss
[+] assets/scss/_fonts.scss
[+] assets/scss/_errorPage.scss
[+] assets/scss/_content.scss
[+] assets/scss/_bookmark.scss
[+] assets/scss/_authors.scss
[+] assets/scss/_typography.scss
[+] assets/scss/_responsive.scss
[+] assets/css/theme.css
[+] assets/js/scripts.js
[+] assets/js/single.js

[+] partials/icons/copy.hbs
[+] LazyLoad JS
VERSION – 3.0.2: Release on 18 Aug 2020
[+] Dark Version added

[+] _variables.scss
[+] All SCSS files
[+] custom-portfolio.hbs
[+] minor changes all other files

[+] partials/icons/moon.hbs
[+] partials/icons/sun.hbs
[+] partials/members/free-subscriber-information.hbs
[+] partials/members/subscriber-information.hbs
[+] partials/members/notification.hbs
[+] partials/members/visibility-content.hbs
[+] partials/members/pricing-tables/plan-free.hbs
[+] partials/members/pricing-tables/plan-monthly.hbs
[+] partials/members/pricing-tables/plan-yearly.hbs
[+] partials/discus/disqus-comment.hbs
[+] _dark-version.scss
[+] partials/icons/dark.hbs
[+] partials/icons/light.hbs
[+] custom-contact.hbs
[+] custom-account.hbs
[+] custom-membership.hbs
[+] custom-signin.hbs
[+] custom-signup.hbs
[+] fuse.min.js

[-] routes.yaml
[-] account.hbs
[-] signin.hbs
[-] signup.hbs
[-] Ghost-finded.min.js
VERSION – 3.0.1: Release on 09 April 2020
New Features
- Pricing table for membership
- Signin page
- Signup page
- Paid post feature
- Member only post feature
- Secondary Menu

Fixed: issues
- Style guide issues fixed
- post card style
VERSION – 1.0.0: Release on 03 May 2019
[+] Initial Release