Add Word Count & Estimated Reading Time to Posts
It’s all the trend these days to add “reading time” or a word count on your blog posts to indicate how big they are. We often add a word count as it’s super easy to add to your Hugo site (except we don’t on this site - oops!) Word Count We can use word counts in our theme template. We’ve shown the likely file below, but might change based on your theme and setup.
Print UK Date Format for Post Date
When making this site, we wanted to show the date (above the title) in the British format by putting the day before the month. Controversial, I know. This also means including the date ordinal/suffix after the day, e.g. th, st and nd. If you were writing this format in PHP it would look like this: 1 jS M Y With the ‘S’ standing for: English ordinal suffix for the day of the month, 2 characters