Futuristic Humanoid optimising the algorithm for searching a word

Updating PaperMod to the latest and greatest

This post is more of a note to self. PaperMod Update So last week, after a very long time, I actually spent some time doing some housekeeping on this blog. I decided to check hugo versions and what’s new on paperMod. Found that there were lots of new things. Pulled in the latest and built the site only to realise it broke! How did you get the latest version? git submodule update --recursive --remote So some of the features introduced in the latest version of PaperMod wasn’t supported in the version of Hugo that I had running which was v0....

February 6, 2024 · 2 min · 349 words · eakangk
Futuristic Humanoid optimising the algorithm for searching a word

How I optimised my blog's search performance

By now you are already aware that at this point in time, this blog is using Hugo-PaperMod as its theme. This theme, as I have repeatedly mentioned, is pretty minimalistic yet full of necessary features. One such feature is search. As this is a static website, search is implemented on the client-side. When hugo builds the website, it generates a certain index.json that is indexed for this very purpose. PaperMod uses Fuse....

February 5, 2024 · 3 min · 553 words · eakangk
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How to add commenting functionality to your Hugo Blog using Utterances

Before I used PaperMod as my website’s base theme, I had it using hugo-clarity. Both these themes couldn’t be further apart from one another. When I look back today, I still wonder why I chose Clarity, maybe it was the fact that it came with an abundant feature-set of which I probably only used like 50% or less. But it was my first experience with Hugo. Back then I used disqus to enable users to comment on my posts....

February 4, 2024 · 4 min · 663 words · eakangk
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How to create a custom mode for Hugo-PaperMod theme using go template and html

If you are reading this post, you might already be wondering what theme I use. It is not a secret. I use Hugo-PaperMod for this blog. It is a minimalistic looking theme which just so happens to be pretty feature rich at the same time. Hugo-PaperMod offers you three modes in which you can display the landing page of your blog. Regular Mode Home Info Mode Profile Mode I appreciate these modes as they are....

February 3, 2024 · 2 min · 422 words · eakangk
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Style Modifications to Hugo PaperMod

I wanted to give a shout out to a Github Repository that I came across, which hosted some custom CSS for modifying the look of papermod by a tiny bit. I thought I’d try it and hence the shout out. Checkout hugo-PaperMod-Mod. The styles include: thumbnails sidebar table of contents wider posts on landing page

February 2, 2024 · 1 min · 55 words · eakangk