A readable theme for Hugo
- Author: xianmin
- Minimum Hugo Version: 0.86
- GitHub Stars: 827
- Updated: 2023-02-13
- License: MIT
- Tags: Blog Multilingual Responsive
Jane is a readable theme for Hugo. It’s a fork of hugo-theme-even with a lot of additional changes.
This theme focuses on improving the reading experience.
Other Key features:
- Responsive and mobile friendly
- Multilingual Mode support
- Shortcodes : image, blockquote, music, etc.
- Separate design for Tags & Categories Page
- Social network linking
- Better Pagination, TOC, footnote behavior
- Use the awesome Chroma syntax highlighting
- Custom css, Custom js, Custom head support
- Sub menu support
- Search Optimization
Note: This tutorial assumes that you are using Hugo for the first time . Hugo is one of the most popular open-source static site generators. You can check the Hugo Official Docs for more help.
1. Install Hugo
Download the appropriate version for your platform from Hugo Releases. Once downloaded, the binary can be run from anywhere. Ideally, you should install it somewhere in your
PATH for easy use.
/usr/local/bin is the most probable location.
2. Create a New Site
hugo new site myBlog
The above will create a new Hugo site in a folder named
3. Use Hugo-Theme-Jane
Clone this repository into
cd myBlog git clone https://github.com/xianmin/hugo-theme-jane.git --depth=1 themes/jane
Copy the example site content:
cp -r themes/jane/exampleSite/content ./
Copy the default site config:
cp themes/jane/exampleSite/config.toml ./
Take a look at the example site:
Open http://localhost:1313/ , you will see your site running with the example content.
4. Start a Blog
The default config file
config.toml is located in your site root directory. You can customize it to match the details of your site. Documentation about configuring Hugo can be found in the Official Documentation
The default content files are located in the
5. Generate Your Website
hugo , this generates your website to the
public/ directory by default.
If you have extra time or want to know more about Hugo , check out the awesome Hugo Official Docs .
Take a look in the exampleSite folder.
This directory contains an example config file and the content for the demo. It serves as an example setup for you to configure to your liking.
config.toml to the root directory of your website. Overwrite the existing config file if necessary.
Single Post Configuration
Front Matter : Hugo allows you to add front matter in yaml, toml, or json to your content files.
--- # Common-Defined title: "An Example Post" date: 2018-01-01T16:01:23+08:00 lastmod: 2018-01-02T16:01:23+08:00 draft: false tags: ["tag-1", "tag-2", "tag-3"] categories: ["index"] author: "xianmin" # User-Defined # You can close(false) or open(true) something for this content. # P.S. comment can only be closed comment: false toc: false # You can also define another contentCopyright contentCopyright: '<a rel="license noopener" href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/" target="_blank">CC BY-NC-ND 4.0</a>' reward: false mathjax: true ---
Multilingual (Language) Support
Hugo-Theme-Jane supports the creation of websites with multiple languages side by side.
You should define the available languages in a
languages section in your site configuration.
Translations are collected from the
To use the translations:
# use Chinese translation defaultContentLanguage = "zh-cn" # Default language to use (if you set up multilingual support) [Languages.zh-cn] languageCode = "zh-cn"
To use the Multilingual Mode, see Multilingual Mode | Hugo .
If you are interested in fixing issues and contributing directly to this theme, please see the document How to Contribute .
There are many ways to contribute to the Jane theme:
- submitting pull requests
- reporting issues
- providing new translations
- creating suggestions
- correct inappropriate English expression (ok, my English is not good)
This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute:
Hugo-theme-jane is licensed under the MIT license. Check the LICENSE file for details.