How to host Hugo blog on Github Pages for free

The newest static page generator blows Jekyll out of the water. Learn how to host it for free on Github pages.

Natasha Pristovsek

5 minute read

Why Hugo I know what you’re thinking…why do we need a new static generator, what’s wrong with Jekyll. Well, look, I love Jekyll… but playing around with Hugo for a week … it blew Jekyll right out of the water. Let’s first check out why Hugo in case you are just entertaining the idea of switching to / using Hugo. the good, bad and the ugly Reasons for going Hugo: Simple theme handling.