highlight the advantages of using
Hugoover other static site generators, such as Jekyll (my previous choice)
better than me, so I’m not going to dwell on it here. If I was to give some advice on approaching
blogdown, though, it would be:
think carefully about choosing your theme: naturally, the way it looks is important, but even more critical are good documentation and ongoing meintanance. I spent good 3-4 hours playing with different themes and the one I eventually chose - blackburn - was not the one I liked most, but the one that worked for me best.
if you get lost, simply pick a
blogdownblog that you like and compare its layout/structure with what you see on the author’s GitHub page. Alternatively, you can create a separate
blogdownproject with included example posts and refer to that when building your own site.
Hope this helps!
To finish off: old r-tastic blog is still available at its old address, but with time I’ll try to migrate as many posts from there to here.
blogdown site, new beginning! hope to see you here more often!