Getting started with the Academic theme for Hugo

The Academic theme enables you to easily create a personal academic website using the Hugo static site generator. Key features: Designed for academic staff, students, or general personal use Includes Biography, Publications, Projects, News/Blog, Teaching, and Contact sections Write in Markdown for easy formatting and code highlighting, with LaTeX for mathematical expressions Academic linking (Scholar etc.), Google Analytics, and Disqus comments Responsive and mobile friendly Simple and refreshing one page design Easy to customize Installation Install Hugo and create a new website: hugo new site my_website cd my_website Install Academic theme with git: git clone themes/academic Or alternatively, download Academic and extract it into a themes/academic folder within your Hugo website.

Managing content

This is a brief guide to managing content with the Academic theme. Content can include homepage sections, publications, projects, and news/blog articles. After you have read this guide about creating and managing content, you may also be interested to learn about writing content with Markdown, LaTeX, and Shortcodes. To enable LaTeX math rendering for a page, you should include math = true in the page’s +++ preamble, as demonstrated in the included example site.