Port of SMPL template by BlackTie to Hugo
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SMPL is really simple theme to share your contact information and social links. It is a port of SMPL by Black Tie.

Hugo SMPL Theme screenshot


Demo available at hugo-smpl-theme.netlify.com.


Inside the folder of your Hugo site run:

$ cd themes
$ git clone https://github.com/christianmendoza/hugo-smpl-theme

For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.

Getting started

After installing the SMPL theme successfully it requires a just a few more steps to get your site finally running.

The config file

Take a look inside the exampleSite folder of this theme. You'll find a file called config.toml. To use it, copy the config.toml in the root folder of your Hugo site. Feel free to customize this theme as you like.

Nearly finished

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

$ 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.


The original template is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Please keep the original attribution link when using for your own project. If you'd like to use the template without the attribution, you can check out the license option via the template author's website.


Also thanks to Steve Francia for creating Hugo and the awesome community around the project.