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1.6 KiB - Classic Theme

Classic is a stylized fork of the XMin theme, written by Yihui Xie.

Provides highlight.js for syntax highlighting, emoji support, Inter and optional darkmode.

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1: Install Hugo.

brew install hugo

2: Create a new site.

hugo new site classic

3: Change to themes dir.

cd classic/themes

4: Clone the repo

git clone

5: Copy files within the exampleSite directory

cp -a hugo-classic/exampleSite/. ../

6: Run hugo server within classic/

cd .. && hugo server

New Posts

Make new posts:

hugo new post/

Header Colour

Adjust header colour within static/css/style.css

header {
    background: #613DC1;

... background: to any colour value you'd like!

For header font:

header a {
    color: #fff;

Change color: to a nice matching colour.


Match or over-ride system-wide dark/light settings

  1. Open static/css/style.css

  2. Edit the following attributes to match light/dark

/* darkmode */
@media (prefers-color-scheme: dark) {

/* lightmode */
@media (prefers-color-scheme: light) {


Hugo Classic dark mode Hugo Classic light mode

Blog Posts

hugo-classic has appeared in...

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