Using a code editor makes customizing your Ghost theme a much more enjoyable experience. It provides creature comforts like line numbers, syntax highlighting, automatic formatting, error checking, and much more.
Open a Ghost theme in VS Code
Download and install VS Code. Then, to open a theme in VS Code, unzip the theme and go to File → Open Folder. Choose the theme folder and click Open.
You can also drag the folder from the Desktop or file system directly into VS Code.
With VS Code, you can quickly open a theme (or any folder) right from the command line.
code . from the theme folder to open the theme in the code editor.
Now that you know how to open a theme in a code editor, the world is your oyster – at least in terms of making beautiful themes 💅
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