Lab Website Template (LWT) is an easy-to-use, flexible website template for labs. Spend less time worrying about managing a website and citations, and more time running your lab.

This documentation always reflects the ✨ LATEST VERSION of the template.

Coming from a pre-release version of the template? See how to upgrade here.

Key Features

  • 🤖 Based on Git, GitHub, and Jekyll.

  • 📜 Automatically generated citations from simple identifiers (DOI, PubMed, ORCID, and many more) using Manubot. E.g. doi:1234/5678 -> title, authors, publisher, date, etc.

  • 🧱 A comprehensive and flexible suite of pre-made components (building blocks) for structuring and styling your website:

    • Formatted tables, code blocks, figures, and other basic elements.

    • Citations with thumbnails and other rich details.

    • List large sets of data with flexible filters and components.

    • ...many more

  • 👁️ Automatic pull request previews.

  • ⚙️ Easy and automated configuration.

  • 👥 Team member pages with bios, roles, and social media links.

  • 🖋️ Blog posts with tags and rich content.

  • 📱 Works and looks good on desktop and mobile.

  • 🤝 Great documentation and support (if we do say so ourselves).

  • ... and much more!

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