Hugo Experimentation: Day 4

More Bells, More Whistles Started poking around with some of the additional front-matter that PaperMod supports, as well as some additional site-wide parameters I can set. A few I stumbled upon that I decided to incorporate into the main config.yaml are: ShowPostNavLinks: true ShowToc: true TocOpen: false ShowReadingTime: true ShowPostNavLinks shows a navigation bar at the bottom to navigate between consecutive blog posts. Not sure I’m a huge fan of the formatting so I might see if I can tweak it later....

January 25, 2023 · 3 min · Nicholas Gilbert

Hugo Organization: The Beginning

Getting started with this whole “Blog” thing Starting to play around with blog-writing, getting a format down for organizing the posts is quickly becoming key. Hugo lets you throw all sorts of pages under content in an easy to publish way, meaning I can control the structure of the project simply through the file structure. First Iteration The first attempt just threw everything (sure, I guess you could call a single post “everything”) under one “posts” folder, where the name of the post was the filename....

January 23, 2023 · 2 min · Nicholas Gilbert

1-21-23

New Blog, New Day Well, that was easy. Turns out there’s loads of frameworks for setting up a blog sort of thing without too much pain. Definitely easier and more maintainable than my last github pages site made in Elm, which made the simplest of tasks fantastically difficult. That site acted as an experiment in functional web development, but I didn’t get too far. I did get it to reach out to the github repository and pull issues programatically, which was neat....

January 21, 2023 · 1 min · Nicholas Gilbert