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Building A Site With Hugo, Github and Netlify

by Gerard McGarry. Categories: Tutorials . Tags: Hugo , Netlify , Github .

Introduction The hot new thing in web development is actually pretty old: static websites. But these are static sites with a twist: using modern web development tools to build and deploy a complete website. I’ve been hearing a lot about Hugo these days - a superfast static site generator. Static has a lot of advantages: you don’t have to worry about resource-hungy server-side technologies such as PHP or MySQL. You don’t have to worry about Content Management Systems, frequent patching and security updates.

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Creating a New Theme

by Michael Henderson.

Introduction This tutorial will show you how to create a simple theme in Hugo. I assume that you are familiar with HTML, the bash command line, and that you are comfortable using Markdown to format content. I’ll explain how Hugo uses templates and how you can organize your templates to create a theme. I won’t cover using CSS to style your theme. We’ll start with creating a new site with a very basic template.

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(Hu)go Template Primer

by Gerard McGarry. Categories: Development / golang . Tags: go , golang , templates , themes , development .

Hugo uses the excellent go html/template library for its template engine. It is an extremely lightweight engine that provides a very small amount of logic. In our experience that it is just the right amount of logic to be able to create a good static website. If you have used other template systems from different languages or frameworks you will find a lot of similarities in go templates. This document is a brief primer on using go templates.

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Getting Started with Hugo

by Gerard McGarry. Categories: Development / golang . Tags: go , golang , hugo , development .

Step 1. Install Hugo Goto hugo releases and download the appropriate version for your os and architecture. Save it somewhere specific as we will be using it in the next step. More complete instructions are available at installing hugo Step 2. Build the Docs Hugo has its own example site which happens to also be the documentation site you are reading right now. Follow the following steps: Clone the hugo repository Go into the repo Run hugo in server mode and build the docs Open your browser to http://localhost:1313 Corresponding pseudo commands:

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