“Overwriting default landing page for Hugo taxonomies”. What do I mean by that? By default, Hugo will create a home page or a landing page for your taxonomies. /tags/ or /categories are good examples. If you don’t have any specific templates for tags /layouts/tags/list.html Hugo will use the default one /layouts/_default/list.html and create an index.html for tags implicitly. If you want to change the front-matter for that index page or add some content to it for some reason, you need to create the index page yourself. Now, Hugo will use the file you’ve created.

In my site, I wanted to change “tags” to “archives”. To do that, I’ve created a new file /content/tags/_index.md and changed set a new title property in it’s front-matter. By the way, it doesn’t have to be a taxonomy page. This is also valid for any other section under /contents. We don’t have to create an index page for each section but we can create one if we want to overwrite defaults and add something special for that section. For more see related docs Taxonomies, Content Organization

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This post will be very short and precise. In Jekyll, we had to create an .xml file using liquid templates to tell Jekyll that we want an rss.xml or similarly sitemap.xml. Luckily, Hugo creates these files for us under the hood. You can check them by going to /index.xml and /sitemap.xml pages in your …

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Math typesetting, or rendering LaTeX, in Hugo is not a hard task. We have two popular alternatives. First one is mathjax, I was using it before with jekyll. The other popular library for math typesetting is KaTeX. Since it’s faster, this time I’ll go with KaTeX. Implementing these …

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I’ve been using WSL-2 on Windows for over a year. It’s very useful because some Python packages are just a headache to install on Windows. Also, docker. It’s just better on Linux. Yet, WSL-2 can also be problematic. I remember trying a dual-boot setup when things just went way too …

In this post, I’ll share how to install geopandas and some other gis related packages on Windows. If you are on Mac or Linux you can probably just pip install those without any issue. I usually had to do a google search every time I wanted to install these packages on Windows environment. Of …