The kitab Theme is a simple theme meant for publishing books.
Click here for a live demo.
Inside the folder of your Hugo site run:
$ cd themes $ git clone https://github.com/darshanbaral/kitab.git
For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.
After installing the kitab Theme successfully, modify the
config.toml as you wish.
The config file
You'll find a file called
config.toml. Copy the
config.tomlto the root folder of your Hugo site and customize it per your need.
- Create a folder inside the
contentfolder for each book
_index.mdinside the folder for book with meta data such as book title, author, book cover image, and date.
- Create a new file for each chapter of the book.
Book Cover Images
The book cover image can be specified in the
_index.md of the section folder. If the book cover image is big in size, a copy that is reduced in size can be specified as a thumbnail. See the
_index.md in exampleSite for example.