Link and image render hooks

Use Hugo’s render hooks to accurately resolve markdown link and image destinations. This approach solves one of the most common problems encountered by site and content authors. Learn more »

Markdown attributes

Hugo supports markdown attributes on images and block-level elements including blockquotes, fenced code blocks, headings, lists, paragraphs, and tables. Learn more »

Images with overlays

Create a composite of two images using Hugo’s overlay image filter, typically for watermarking or "frame within a frame" applications. Learn more »


Use a fenced code block to embed an SVG image of a diagram in your Hugo site. Learn more »

Mathematical expressions

Use a fenced code block or shortcode to embed an SVG image of a LaTeX mathematical expression or equation in your Hugo site. Learn more »

Tables of content

Insert a table of contents into pages on your Hugo site using one of four methods. Each method has advantages and disadvantages. Learn more »

Working with raw markdown

Recursively convert a directory of raw markdown files to markdown with front matter. Learn more »

Supplemental math functions

Hugo provides a robust set of built-in math functions, but in some scenarios you might need more. Learn more »

Logical operators

Simplify your Hugo templates with logical operators. They do more than you think. Learn more »

Internal link validation

Document authors include links to related content within a project. While useful and necessary for document consumers, internal links are prone to breakage as the project changes over time. Learn more »

Code block line numbers

Hugo gives you three options in relation to line numbering with code samples. Learn how to create a consistent appearance regardless of method. Learn more »

Working with CSV files

Use a CSV file as a data source for your Hugo site, and automatically create tables without using markdown. Learn more »

Parsing URLs

When working with URLs in your Hugo templates, the urls.Parse function provides direct access to any of the URL components. Learn more »

Syntax highlighting styles

Hugo performs syntax highlighting when rendering code samples from markdown. Customize the appearance with either inline styling or an external style sheet. Learn more »

Knowledge map

Building a site with Hugo requires knowledge of HTML, CSS, markdown, data formats, media, source control, and hosting options. Learn more »

Working with time

Use Hugo’s time function to convert, format, localize, parse, compare, and manipulate dates and times. Learn more »

Code owners

Hugo can natively parse a CODEOWNERS file in your Git repository, and then retrieve user information directly from GitHub or GitLab. Learn more »

Code block render hooks

When rendering markdown to HTML, render hooks override the conversion. Hugo introduced a render hook for fenced code blocks in v0.93.0. Learn more »

Spotify widgets

Use a shortcode to embed a Spotify widget in your Hugo site. Available widgets include artist, playlist, album, track, podcast, and episode. Learn more »