Sample Ghost Content for Ghost Theme Development

Easy Theme Development with Sample Ghost Content

If you are working on developing a theme for Ghost, you will definitely want to check how markdown formatting looks in your theme. We have put together several blog posts that include all of the Ghost markdown formatting that you can import and view under your theme. The sample content includes the following features:

  • pagination
  • tags
  • headings
  • bold
  • strike-through
  • block quote
  • inline code
  • code blocks
  • emphasize
  • numbered list
  • unordered list
  • quotes
  • links
  • image

Once you have Ghost installed you can follow the steps below and you can have sample content imported in just a few minutes.

  1. Head to and login if you need to.
  2. Click here to download our Ghost backup which has the sample content.
  3. Unzip the file to get the JSON file.
  4. Under Import, click on choose file and select the JSON file.
  5. Click the Import button.
  6. You now have all the sample content imported and you can view it on the Ghost homepage.

Let us know in the comments if you want us to add any features that we may have missed!