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How I created my Portfolio website using Hugo and GitHub pages?

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    To start with I installed Hugo on my Windows 10 laptop (instructions here), I already had Git Bash installed, but it’s easy to install it from here. You may also choose to use a Git GUI tool like Tortoise Git. Next, I created a new Git repository at my GitHub account with the name [my-github-username].github.io containing just a blank README.md file (note that its necessary to name the repo this way, in order to...
  2. A free, static web host for open-source projects on GitHub

    To start with I installed Hugo on my Windows 10 laptop (instructions here), I already had Git Bash installed, but it’s easy to install it from here. You may also choose to use a Git GUI tool like Tortoise Git. Next, I created a new Git repository at my GitHub account with the name [my-github-username].github.io containing just a blank README.md file (note that its necessary to name the repo this way, in order to...
  3. Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages.

    Honestly, you might be coming across umpteenth article on this topic, but I had to jot down my experiments with static website setup. For the uninitiated, apart from being the name of a famous 2011 Martin Scorsese movie, Hugo is also an extremely popular static website generator. Hugo uses data files, configuration, layout templates, static files, and content written in Markdown to render a static website, which...
  4. Originally founded as a project to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into an application used by over a million people to store over two million code repositories, making GitHub the largest code host in the world.

    To start with I installed Hugo on my Windows 10 laptop (instructions here), I already had Git Bash installed, but it’s easy to install it from here. You may also choose to use a Git GUI tool like Tortoise Git. Next, I created a new Git repository at my GitHub account with the name [my-github-username].github.io containing just a blank README.md file (note that its necessary to name the repo this way, in order to...