The easiest way to create websites for conference/events
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Hugo conference

Hugo conference is a theme for conferences/events based on the original conf-boilerplate theme by BrazilJS Foundation and his many contributors.

Building my conference site from scratch

  1. Install Hugo

  2. Create a new site by running:

     hugo new site my-conf
     cd my-conf
     git clone https://github.com/jweslley/hugo-conference themes/hugo-conference
     rm -f config.toml
     cp themes/hugo-conference/exampleSite/config.yml .
    
  3. It's done. Just start Hugo server to see it live!

     hugo server --watch
    

Customizing the site

All the site information can be found in the config.yml file. Just edit it to make changes. By default, the site have the following sections:

  • About - to describe what's the main goal of your event.
  • Location - to show where it's going to happen through Google Maps.
  • Speakers - to list information about speakers.
  • Schedule - to show the agenda.
  • Sponsors - to show the brand of your sponsors.
  • Partners - to show the brand of your partners.

Ps: It's important to change the baseurl property from config.yml file in order to reflect your settings.

Google Maps

Google now requires a Google Maps JavaScript API Key to show maps. You can obtain your key here. Then set your API key in the GoogleMapsKey param in the config.yml file.

License

MIT, see LICENSE.