Build your website with northendlab hugo theme by following this easy steps (No Coding Required)
In this tutorial we will show you to make your website live without buying any hosting and touching a single line of code. We made this tutorial based on meghna hugo but you can setup everithing like this.
What you need !!
Git acccount (Ex: Github, Gitlab etc ) . In our case we use github.
Netlify account to host files and add custom domain .
Forestry account to maintain whole project without code.
Go to your forestry account and click on import your site now. declare your config.toml file [exampleSite] and fill up basic settings .
Or just click this button for one click installation
Now mark everything as done, then go to configuration to change the base url . You can put any url but this have to similar as netlify . So for now put a name which you are going to put in netlify as netlify subdomain.
Step 3 : Setup and host website with Netlify
Here comes the last step . Go to your netlify account and click add new site . Choose your git repository to import your website in netlify . And now you can see the forked northendlab hugo theme. select it and follow the steps. Then go to site settings for change the site name and put your subdoamin name here what you puted on forestry as base url. save it and go to deploy from top menu, Wait a while and click on site preview or just simply go to the subdomain you puted as base url. BOOM! Your site is live. Now you can go to forestry and add, remove or customize every setting and content.
If you face any issue regarding the installation feel free to onen open a new issue
At the top we have shown an easy hugo installation. but still if you think you want to go with the traditional way then use the following commands:
$ git clone email@example.com:themefisher/northendlab-hugo.git
$ cd northendlab-hugo/exampleSite/
$ hugo server --themesDir ../..
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