About: The #HugoPowerUser series explains a few tricks I learned by converting my blog to Hugo. At the same time I minimized my whole website, cleaning up the theme, removing images, simplifying the home page: I think minimalism works best for a blog where content is much more important than the appearance of the website. Wanna hear why?
About: A static website is as fast as its configuration. Enable compression, caching, improve connections, reduce images and more to make your website even faster and make your visitors wonder how can it be so fast.
About: There are some things any website may easily have to make visitors feel more at home. Is your favicon all right on all devices? Do you have a human readable sitemap? What about some classic pages like the About page, the Legal notice/Privacy page? The second pare of the checklist of technical but easy things to change, this time to make the website human-friendly.
About: Hugo and its themes by default don't always offer the best settings to make your website friendly for search engines to index or for browsers to understand or for humans to wrap their heads around. Let's make a checklist of technical but easy things to change for the first group: make it machine-friendly.
About: I tried Hugo before and had a great time. After some more tweaking I moved my blog from Wordpress to Hugo for a variety of reasons. Some are security, speed, customizability and content control. Here I start a series about my steps on empowering my blog the static way.