Hugo (software)

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Stable release
0.49 / September 24, 2018; 17 days ago (2018-09-24)[1]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written in Go
Operating system Cross-platform
Platform Web
Type Blog publishing system
License Apache license

Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. Hugo is developed by Bjørn Erik Pedersen, Steve Francia, and other contributors. Hugo is an open source project licensed under the Apache License 2.0.[2]


Hugo takes data files, i18n bundles, configuration, templates for layouts, static files, and content written in Markdown and renders a static website. Some notable features are multilingual support, image processing, custom output formats, and shortcodes. Nested sections allow for different types of content to be separated. E.g. for a website containing a blog and a podcast.[3]


  1. ^ "Releases - gohugoio/hugo". Retrieved 24 September 2018 – via GitHub.
  2. ^ "Apache License | Hugo". Hugo website. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ van Gumster, Jason (18 May 2017). "Hugo vs. Jekyll: Comparing the leading static website generators". Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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