Basic Configuration

In this root folder you will find a file called config.toml open this file in any text editor or IDE.

If your theme is not launched in your localhost, then check the theme name is correct in config.toml file. Then run hugo server command again.

Sitewide configuration

  1. baseURL field for your website URL / domain. Add your site URL here. Remember, you need to add a trailing slash at the end of the URL.
  2. theme sets up the used theme. If your theme is located in my-project/themes/theme-name folder, then the value for this parameter is theme-name.
  3. title is for the main title of your website.
  4. summaryLength decides how many words are in excerpts of your posts when they are displayed as a preview. The default summaryLength is 70 words.
  5. paginate set the number of posts shown on blog overview pages. If you have more than this amount of posts, pagination will be visible to navigate the next set of posts.

Plugins

You can add third party plugins from here very easily, We create a loop for plugins, you will see two plugins loop here, first one is for css and last one is for js. just copy a loop item that you need and paste it in the bottom of the loop. and link correctly, after added a plugins, you maybe need to close the hugo server and run it again for rendered correctly.

Default Parameters

  1. description field is for your default meta description, it will show on your homepage and other page that have not any meta description on this page front-matter.
  2. author is for site author name.
  3. contact_form_action is your contact form action. it works with https://formspree.io
  4. copyright is your site copyright.
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