hugo + netlify = ❤

So I migrated my blog to hugo and am hosting it on netlify.

All I can say is…


It’s so much fun to

  • write blogposts in markdown in vim
  • publish with git push
  • not to bother with databases, code, admin interfaces
  • serve your blog in milliseconds

Was it hard to setup?


Learning hugo is very straightforward. Just check out the quickstart guide. You’ll have a blog up in an half an hour. And on top of it, there is plenty of themes available.

Host your blog source on GitHub or BitBucket. Configure themes as submodules properly:

$ git submodule add themes/hugo-steam-theme

netlify deployment

Log in to netlify, connect your repo and enter these values:

Build Cmd: hugo
Public folder: public

For more info, see this blog post from netlify blog.

And that’s it. Enjoy!

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