In this root folder you will find a file called
config.toml open this file in any text editor or IDM.
If your theme is not launched in your localhost, then check the
theme name is correct in
config.toml file. Then run
hugo server command again.
- At the very top you will see a
baseURLfield for your site URL. Give your site URL here.
LanguageCodefield is for your site language.
Titlefield is for the site title.
- Then the
Themefield that you are already declared.
SummaryLeangthis for post excerpt limit. you can set your post excerpt length as you want to show.
Paginationfield is for blog list page pagination, it will show the item in one page that number you are given here.
disqusShortnameis for post comments, you can get your shortname here
You can add third party plugins from here very easily, We create a loop for plugins, you will see two plugins loop here, first one is for
css and last one is for
js. just copy a loop item that you need and paste it in the bottom of the loop. and link correctly, after added a plugins, you maybe need to close the hugo server and run it again for rendered correctly.
Logofield is for your site logo, you can set a default logo for your site, just give here the logo directory.
- Home is for home in your navigation.
descriptionfield is for your default meta description, it will show on your homepage and other page that have not any meta description on this page front-matter.
googleAnalitycsIDis for turn on google analytics on your site, give your won analytics ID here.
contactFormActionis for enable contact form in contact page, contact form works with formspree.
copyrightis for copyright text in the very bottom of the page.
preloaderis for site preloader, you can enable or disable preloader by enable = true or false, then if you want any image, logo, or animation in preloader then give the location in
preloader =, like
preloader = images/preloader.gifor if you don’t want any logo or image then leave the preloader field empty, then it will show just a white screen when every component is loading. that’s simple.
Searchis for blog post search, you can enable or disable it from here.