This will be a very basic introduction to starting a blog/website with blogdown. Essentially, this is a quick and dirty starting point that will get you going in a short amount of time, if you choose to not tweak things too much! In case of emergency! Follow the advice in blogdown Creating Websites with R Markdown by Xie, Yihui. Thomas, Amber. and Hill, A. Presmanes bookcover and the blog post Blogging in About Ten Minutes by Jon The Geek
Introduction This tutorial will show you how to create a simple theme in Hugo. I assume that you are familiar with HTML, the bash command line, and that you are comfortable using Markdown to format content. I'll explain how Hugo uses templates and how you can organize your templates to create a theme. I won't cover using CSS to style your theme. We'll start with creating a new site with a very basic template.