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Building a Static Website from Markdown with Hugo

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You need a new site for your new project or maybe just a personal site. How will you build it? Hugo lets you build a static website automatically from a set of markdown content. It’s easy to use and can be hosted on most web servers including GitHub pages.

In this video we’ll look at how to build a simple Hugo website, theme it and configure it with GitHub Pages so anyone can see what we’ve build. It’s a relatively powerful and pain free way to build a website, especially if you don’t need dynamic content or large amounts of custom scripts.

Learn more about Hugo at their main website:

You can get started now here, for detailed installation and setup instructions:

Hugo is open source on GitHub! Check it out here:

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Sam Wronski
Sam Wronski
Maker of things and professional software engineer. Lets make something awesome together!