Hugo Tailwind 3.2

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Hugo Tailwind 3.2

A barebone Hugo starter with Tailwind 3.2.* - Build your own theme on top.


The Hugo & Tailwind 3.2 starter kit is a barebone template that combines Hugo, a static site generator, with Tailwind CSS 3.2.4. It provides a minimalistic starting point for developing websites using these technologies. The installation process is straightforward and the kit offers features that make it suitable for both development and production environments.


  • Hugo & Tailwind CSS: Combines the power of Hugo, a fast and flexible static site generator, with Tailwind CSS, a utility-first CSS framework.
  • Easy Installation: Can be installed directly into VS Code using the command git clone and npm install.
  • Development Mode: Starts a development server using the command npm run start and watches for changes in the CSS files and the Hugo server.
  • HTML Generation: Generates static HTML files for the site using the command npm run build.
  • Production-Ready: Creates a production-ready /public folder with purged and minified CSS files.
  • Customizable Themes: Provides a solid foundation for building custom themes around the Hugo & Tailwind kit.


To install the Hugo & Tailwind 3.2 starter kit, follow these steps:

  1. Open VS Code and navigate to the desired directory where you want to install the kit.
  2. Clone the repository by running the following command in the terminal:
    git clone optional-foldername
  3. Install the required dependencies by running the following command:
    npm install


The Hugo & Tailwind 3.2 starter kit provides a minimalistic and efficient setup for developing websites using Hugo and Tailwind CSS. It offers a range of features, including easy installation, development mode, HTML generation, and a production-ready output. This kit serves as a solid foundation for building custom themes and can be a valuable tool in the web development workflow.


Hugo is an open-source static site generator that features fast build times, flexible themes, support for multiple content formats, multilingual websites, live reloading, and an active community. It allows developers to easily create and deploy SEO-friendly and mobile-responsive websites.


Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS framework that provides pre-defined classes for building responsive and customizable user interfaces.