Future Imperfect is a responsive theme tailored for blogging. The name is of no
coincidence, because it is a port of HTML5 UP’s theme
by the same name. In addition to the original features, there are more features
that have been added for you to utilize.
Check out this site if you are
interested in seeing a live example.
You will then have access to the theme at _themes/hugo-future-imperfect_ from within
your project folder.
Within the hugo-future-imperfect folder, there will be a folder in this theme called
_exampleSite_. The structure of the folder will look like this:
Copy _config.toml_ from _exampleSite_ to the root directory of your Hugo site.
If you want static comments hosted by [Staticman](https://staticman.net/), also
copy the _staticman.yml_.
This file is the main sorce of customization within the theme. Each parameter has
a comment included to explain its functionality. Typical usage of _true_ means to
turn a function on, while _false_ means to turn a function off.
This file consists of six main sections. The first section contains the site wide
parameters innate to Hugo. The second section, _[params]_, contains site wide
parameter that are custom to the _hugo-future-imperfect_ theme. The third section,
_[params.staticman]_ controls how staticman comments interact with your repository.
The fourth section, _[params.intro]_ and _[params.postAmount]_, control aspects
of the sidebar. The fifth section, _[[menu.main]]_, sets the navigation menu items.
Lastly, the sixth section, _[social]_, allows you to easily link to, and include,
various social platforms.
### Hugo's Built-In Server
Run the following command to start a local server and to view a live version of