Building a static website from scratch (unthemed) with Hugo

This article shares the experience of creating a new website, with the following goals: Use the Hugo static website generator Use custom styling (do not re-use an existing Hugo theme) Step 1: install Hugo Install Hugo by going to the website, downloading and installing it according to your platform. Step 2: initialization As an example, the rest of these instructions will assume we are constructing a site featuring commentary on various programming languages.