Using Parameters in Your Theme
In Hugo, you can access the parameters specified in the front matter of your content files (e.g., Markdown files) through your Hugo templates. These are called ‘Page-level Params’. This post explores how you can use these within your theme. We’ll be using an example of featured_image added our post below. 1 2 3 4 5 --- title: "My Post" date: 2023-06-01 featured_image: "/img/2022/goldie1.jpg" --- You can then use this parameter when editing your theme using the template tag shown below:
Blog Post Feature Images as AVIF (with JPEG Fallback)
AVIF files are images available to be shown on the web, made using the AV1 codec. They offer superiour compression and quality when compared with jpeg files and can be a good choice for display ’nice-looking’ pictures on your site. In this post we look at how you can start using them with Hugo. We originally made the avif files using Gimp, but there are online converters available. To begin with, this is how we define the images we want to use for the blog post.
Using Emoji In Posts & Themes
Emojis have been named word of the year and are seen every day in modern culture. We use them every day on our messaging apps, emails and … err blogs! This post is about how you can enable and use them in both your Hugo themes and, in general, when writing posts. Using Emojis in Themes To use them within your theme, there’s a built in function which turns text in emojis.