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Personal Web

Personal Web is a simple Hugo template to build a personal website including portfolio and blog sections. It will mainly suit freelancers who want to showcase their work.

Demo website


Inside the folder of your Hugo site run:

cd themes
git clone

or if you'd rather use submodules

cd themes
git submodule add

For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.


Home Portfolio Article

Start building your website

You will find help in the exampleSite folder, or you can browse resources on the demo site

Add a SVG icon

You can create and add your own SVG icons.

First, override the svg.html file by duplicating the theme file into your root directory (see

If you have Sketch, you can use the svgs.sketch file to add new SVGs. Export it and add it to the svg.html file. Note that you can optimize it using the svgo tool.

Start the server

In order to see your site in action, run Hugo's built-in local server from your website root directory.

hugo server

Now enter localhost:1313 in the address bar of your browser.


Did you found a bug or got an idea for a new feature? Feel free to use the issue tracker to let me know. Or make directly a pull request.


This theme is released under the Unlincense License. For more information read the License.


Hugo Template for Freelancer Portfolio and Blog




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