Little profile/card-style template based on Identity by HTML5 UP. May be useful for... everyone? My first experiment in Hugo theming. Don't be so serious :)
Hugo Identity Theme
Hugo Identity Theme is based on Identity template by HTML5 UP. It was ported to Hugo for training and fun. It is rather configurable and flexible despite it’s simplicity.
- Responsive design
- Configurable appearance
- Configurable social links
- Contact form
- Google Analytics
- Getting started
Inside the folder of your Hugo site run:
$ mkdir themes $ cd themes $ git clone https://github.com/aerohub/hugo-identity-theme
For more information read the official setup guide of Hugo.
After installing the Identity Theme successfully it requires a just a few more steps to get your site running.
The config file
Take a look inside the
exampleSite folder of this theme. You’ll find a file called
config.toml. To use it, copy the
config.toml in the root folder of your Hugo site. Feel free to change the strings in this theme. Play with already placed avatars and background images or use yours.
Make the contact form working
Since this page will be static, you can use formspree.io as proxy to send the actual email. Each month, visitors can send you up to one thousand emails without incurring extra charges. Begin the setup by following the steps below:
- Enter your email address under ‘email’ in the
- Enable form by setting
truein contact settings
- Upload the generated site to your server
- Send a dummy email yourself to confirm your account
- Click the confirm link in the email from formspree.io
- You’re done. Happy mailing!
In order to see your site in action, run Hugo’s built-in local server.
$ hugo server -w
localhost:1313 in the address bar of your browser.
To edit the css this theme uses, add your CSS to the assets folder then include it as part one of the
[params] with the label
custom_css. More information and an example can be found in the example
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For more information read the License.