It’s possible to set variables in your theme’s config.yml file. If you have a variable that you want to be global, like perhaps a variable that sets the color of the masthead to “blue”, config.yml is a great place to do that. These variables, and the data associated with them, are subsequently available in all templates and layouts.

Varaibles in config.yml:

# Global Variables
data:
  show_search: true
  masthead: blue
  some_global_html: <p>Hello world!</p>

Last updated on December 21, 2015.

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