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bin docs(bin/install): remove superfluous text when creating welcome post 4 days ago
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static chore(package): bump lazysizes & fuse js 2 months ago
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COPYING feat(modules): add analytics module 6 months ago docs(package/readme): update tagline and make copy edits to verify and help 1 month ago
package-lock.json chore(release): 6.15.1 3 weeks ago
package.json chore(release): 6.15.1 3 weeks ago

After Dark

After Dark is free and open source software you can use to create a privacy-aware website, blog or app. Unparalleled speed, secure design and add-on rewards system help you own your data and monetize your users.

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Visit the After Dark Docs site to learn more.


Example Landing Page screenshot Online Help screenshot Error Page screenshot
Landing Page Example Online Help Error Page
Webmining screenshot Form Controls screenshot Extras screenshot
Rewards System Form Controls Extras

Getting Started

Please Install Hugo 0.44 or greater before getting started.


For scripted installation please use Quick Install. Otherwise download a copy and:

hugo serve --theme after-dark


Run the Upgrade Script anytime to check for updates and automatically upgrade to the latest version.


If installed or upgraded via script you may use the Release Validator to verify you’re running a PGP-signed and SHA-verified release. Integrity is checked at the source level and may be performed offline. See Release Hashes for more info.


Use the included Online Help to learn how to set-up and use After Dark. Help docs may be served locally and do not require an Internet connection to function.


Copyright © 2016–2018 Josh Habdas

This work is free. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Do What The Fuck You Want To Public License, Version 2, as published by Sam Hocevar. See the COPYING file for more details.


Thanks to Steve Francia for creating the Hugo logo, エゴイスト for hackcss, Dan Klammer for the bytesized SVG icons, Alexander Farkas for killing it with lazySizes, Simon Fremaux for such a groovy 404 background animation and Vincent Prouillet for the Zola port.