Noteworthy features of this Hugo theme are the integration of a comment-system powered by Disqus, easy localization (l10n), support for RSS feeds, syntax highlighting for source code and sharing options in the blog posts.
Preview & Installation
The theme ships with an
exampleSite folder that acts as a demo setup.
cd into this folder an start the Hugo:
git clone https://github.com/digitalcraftsman/hugo-minimalist-theme.git cd hugo-minimalist-theme/exampleSite hugo server
localhost:1313 in the address bar of your browser.
If you want to use this theme for an actual website create a new Hugo project and clone the theme:
cd themes git clone https://github.com/digitalcraftsman/hugo-minimalist-theme.git
Note: make sure to remove
themesDir = "../.." from the top of your config file if you copied it from
exampleSite/config.toml. Otherwise, Hugo will be unable to find the theme.
For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.
The Config File
To use it, copy the
config.toml to the root folder of your Hugo site.
Play around with the settings to tweak your site as you like.
Localization allows you to easily translate all strings in our website.
exampleSite/data you'll find a file called
If you're not blogging in English replace all strings with their equivalents of your preferred language.
This theme is released under the Apache License 2.0. For more information read the License.