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hugo-new - Create new content for your site


hugo new [path] [flags]


Create a new content file and automatically set the date and title. It will guess which kind of file to create based on the path provided.

You can also specify the kind with -k KIND.

If archetypes are provided in your theme or site, they will be used.

Ensure you run this within the root directory of your site.


-b, --baseURL="" hostname (and path) to the root, e.g.

-D, --buildDrafts[=false] include content marked as draft

-E, --buildExpired[=false] include expired content

-F, --buildFuture[=false] include content with publishdate in the future

--cacheDir="" filesystem path to cache directory. Defaults: $TMPDIR/hugo_cache/

--cleanDestinationDir[=false] remove files from destination not found in static directories

-c, --contentDir="" filesystem path to content directory

-d, --destination="" filesystem path to write files to

--disableKinds=[] disable different kind of pages (home, RSS etc.)

--editor="" edit new content with this editor, if provided

--enableGitInfo[=false] add Git revision, date and author info to the pages

--forceSyncStatic[=false] copy all files when static is changed.

--gc[=false] enable to run some cleanup tasks (remove unused cache files) after the build

-h, --help[=false] help for new

--i18n-warnings[=false] print missing translations

--ignoreCache[=false] ignores the cache directory

-k, --kind="" content type to create

-l, --layoutDir="" filesystem path to layout directory

--minify[=false] minify any supported output format (HTML, XML etc.)

--noChmod[=false] don't sync permission mode of files

--noTimes[=false] don't sync modification time of files

--path-warnings[=false] print warnings on duplicate target paths etc.

--print-mem[=false] print memory usage to screen at intervals

--templateMetrics[=false] display metrics about template executions

--templateMetricsHints[=false] calculate some improvement hints when combined with --templateMetrics

-t, --theme=[] themes to use (located in /themes/THEMENAME/)

--trace="" write trace to file (not useful in general)


--config="" config file (default is path/config.yaml|json|toml)

--configDir="config" config dir

--debug[=false] debug output

-e, --environment="" build environment

--ignoreVendor[=false] ignores any _vendor directory

--ignoreVendorPaths="" ignores any _vendor for module paths matching the given Glob pattern

--log[=false] enable Logging

--logFile="" log File path (if set, logging enabled automatically)

--quiet[=false] build in quiet mode

-s, --source="" filesystem path to read files relative from

--themesDir="" filesystem path to themes directory

-v, --verbose[=false] verbose output

--verboseLog[=false] verbose logging


hugo(1), hugo-new-site(1), hugo-new-theme(1)

Jul 2021 Hugo 0.80.0