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5 months ago


Neovim theme based off of the Nord Color Palette.



Nord.nvim is meant to be a modern colorscheme written in lua for NeoVim that supports a lot of the new features added to NeoVim like built-in LSP and TreeSitter

⚡️ Requirements

  • Neovim >= 0.5.0

🌙 Installation

Install via your favourite package manager:

" If you are using Vim-Plug
Plug 'shaunsingh/nord.nvim'
-- If you are using Packer
use 'shaunsingh/nord.nvim'

🌓 Usage

Enable the colorscheme:

colorscheme nord
vim.cmd[[colorscheme nord]]

To enable the nord theme for Lualine, simply specify it in your lualine settings:

require('lualine').setup {
  options = {
    -- ... your lualine config
    theme = 'nord'
    -- ... your lualine config

⚙️ Configuration

Option Default Description
nord_contrast false Make sidebars and popup menus like nvim-tree and telescope have a different background
nord_borders false Enable the border between verticaly split windows visable
nord_disable_background false Disable the setting of background color so that NeoVim can use your terminal background
nord_cursorline_transparent false Set the cursorline transparent/visible
nord_enable_sidebar_background false Re-enables the background of the sidebar if you disabled the background of everything
nord_italic true enables/disables italics
nord_uniform_diff_background false enables/disables colorful backgrounds when used in diff mode
nord_bold true enables/disables bold
-- Example config in lua
vim.g.nord_contrast = true
vim.g.nord_borders = false
vim.g.nord_disable_background = false
vim.g.nord_italic = false
vim.g.nord_uniform_diff_background = true
vim.g.nord_bold = false

-- Load the colorscheme
" Example config in Vim-Script
let g:nord_contrast = v:true
let g:nord_borders = v:false
let g:nord_disable_background = v:false
let g:nord_italic = v:false
let g:nord_uniform_diff_background = v:true
let g:nord_bold = v:false

" Load the colorscheme
colorscheme nord

headlines support

To support headlines, you should add these code to your settings:

    markdown = {
        headline_highlights = {
        codeblock_highlight = "CodeBlock",
        dash_highlight = "Dash",
        quote_highlight = "Quote",

It should look like this


bufferline support

To support BufferLine, you can add these code to your settings:

local highlights = require("nord").bufferline.highlights({
    italic = true,
    bold = true,

    options = {
        separator_style = "thin",
    highlights = highlights,

It should look like this

local highlights = require("nord").bufferline.highlights({
    italic = true,
    bold = true,
    fill = "#181c24"

    options = {
        separator_style = "slant",
    highlights = highlights,

The default setting of bufferline highlights is

    fill = colors.nord0_gui,
    indicator = colors.nord9_gui,
    bg = colors.nord0_gui,
    buffer_bg = colors.nord0_gui,
    buffer_bg_selected = colors.nord1_gui,
    buffer_bg_visible = "#2A2F3A",
    bold = true,
    italic = true,