The slum theme for Hugo is an adaptation Yihue Xie’s Xmin theme that borrows stylistic elements from the Tufte R Markdown theme and from the academic Hugo theme. I’m not really convinced it’s useful for much, hence the name; this is a somewhat-light unhelpfully-minimal Hugo theme. In truth, my main goal in putting this theme together was to make sure I understand the basics of how Hugo works.
To create the example site using the slum template into a fresh directory:
blogdown::new_site( dir = "~/../Desktop/slum", theme = "djnavarro/hugo-slum", theme_example = TRUE, sample = FALSE )
theme_example = TRUE (the default) it installs the example
site, and by setting
sample = FALSE it prevents Hugo from
automatically including the default content.
To serve an existing site, assuming that R the working directory is set to the home directory for the site:
The example site serves as a tutorial in how to use the theme, and you can see it at: