Academic: the website builder for Hugo

Create a beautifully simple website in under 10 minutes πŸš€

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Create a free website with Academic using Markdown, Jupyter, or RStudio. Choose a beautiful color theme and build anything with the Page Builder - over 40 widgets, themes, and language packs included!

Check out the latest demo of what you’ll get in less than 10 minutes, or view the showcase of personal, project, and business sites.

Academic is mobile first with a responsive design to ensure that your site looks stunning on every device.

Key features:

  • Page builder - Create anything with widgets and elements
  • Edit any type of content - Blog posts, publications, talks, slides, projects, and more!
  • Create content in Markdown, Jupyter, or RStudio
  • Plugin System - Fully customizable color and font themes
  • Display Code and Math - Code highlighting and LaTeX math supported
  • Integrations - Google Analytics, Disqus commenting, Maps, Contact Forms, and more!
  • Beautiful Site - Simple and refreshing one page design
  • Industry-Leading SEO - Help get your website found on search engines and social media
  • Media Galleries - Display your images and videos with captions in a customizable gallery
  • Mobile Friendly - Look amazing on every screen with a mobile friendly version of your site
  • Multi-language - 15+ language packs including English, δΈ­ζ–‡, and PortuguΓͺs
  • Multi-user - Each author gets their own profile page
  • Privacy Pack - Assists with GDPR
  • Stand Out - Bring your site to life with animation, parallax backgrounds, and scroll effects
  • One-Click Deployment - No servers. No databases. Only files.

Themes

Academic comes with automatic day (light) and night (dark) mode built-in. Alternatively, visitors can choose their preferred mode - click the sun/moon icon in the top right of the Demo to see it in action! Day/night mode can also be disabled by the site admin in params.toml.

Choose a stunning theme and font for your site. Themes are fully customizable.

Ecosystem

  • Academic Admin: An admin tool to import publications from BibTeX or import assets for an offline site
  • Academic Scripts: Scripts to help migrate content to new versions of Academic

Install

You can choose from one of the following four methods to install:

Then personalize and deploy your new site.

Updating

View the Update Guide.

Feel free to star the project on Github to help keep track of updates.

License

Copyright 2016-present George Cushen.

Released under the MIT license.

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Willa Friedman
Assistant Professor of Economics

I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Houston. I study development economics with interests in health, education, political economy, and behavioral economics, and a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.