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How I Integrated Webmentions Into My Hugo Static Site

Since I moved my blog over to Hugo, I’ve been wanting to do a little series of posts about various aspects of my set-up, just in case they help anyone else thinking of doing the same. This first post is about how I’ve enabled Webmentions, an important building block of the IndieWeb. As you might notice, my blog posts don’t have conventional comment forms underneath them. Instead, …

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My first blog entry on Hugo

Hello world! For a little while now I’ve been working on adding a blog to my Hugo-generated static site, and I thought it was about time to inaugurate my creation with an actual (public) post.

For the past three months I’ve been blogging diligently on Micro.blog, which incidentally is an awesome service I’d recommend to anyone who wants a lightweight, no-fuss, blog or microblog. …

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Improving Load Times by Fixing My Images

As I mentioned in my post about Gemini, mine is a lightweight website for the most part; it’s built with a static site generator, I don’t use any heavy Javascript includes, and there are certainly no ads or trackers. The main exception I mentioned then was images: these were, by far, the major thing blowing out the filesizes (and loading times) of my pages and I knew there were …

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Today I started teaching myself how to use Hugo! The Quick Start guide on the official site is indeed a good quick start, but if anyone else needed a more detailed guide to how to actually get up and running, I can recommend Make a Hugo blog from scratch.

photo of Jessica Smith is a left-wing feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also very interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.