Hugo Advance Pro


Hugo Advance Pro

Advance is a premium, multi-purpose Hugo theme. It has 5 content-types for archetypical SMB and marketing websites. A modern semi-flat visual design with customisable hero images and full-width sections.

  • Minimum Hugo Version: 0.51
  • Theme Version: 1.1
  • Updated: Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
  • License: Pro
  • Price: $59

Theme features

Content Types

  • Services (Markdown)
  • Work (Markdown)
  • Team (Markdown)
  • Testimonials (Markdown)
  • Blog (Markdown)
  • Features (Data)
  • Partners (Data)


  • Includes all SCSS files which are well structured and cleanly written
  • SCSS (Hugo Pipelines)
  • Responsive design
  • Bootstrap 4 grid and media queries are used.
  • All Bootstrap 4.3 files are ready to be imported in the style.scss, you just need to uncomment the @imports if you want to use more of the Bootstrap library.


  • 100100 Google Lighthouse speed score
  • Under 90KB without images ⚡


  • 100100 Google Lighthouse SEO score
  • Homepage meta tags and og meta tags configured in config.toml
  • Auto generates meta title for each page
  • Override meta tags on a per page basis
  • Semantic document structure, particularly on single pages
  • Header animation on scroll
  • Transparent header over hero images and backgrounds, turns white on scroll
  • Main Menu managed in config.toml
  • Responsive menu using simple vanilla JS code
  • Animated hamburger and mobile overlay
  • 2 Footer menus which are configured in config.toml


  • Robust example content included out of the box
  • All photos, illustrations and icons included with this theme are royalty free


  • Full blog. Contains categories, tags and author profiles

Contact Form

  • Contact page includes a contact form that is pre-configured to work with Netlify forms.


  • Uses Google fonts, just change the @import in style.scss to change the fonts
  • Theme is bundled with the free version of Font Awesome 5. The SCSS files are included so you can use font awesome icon mixins in the SCSS or HTML.


  • Uses Slick slider in mobile view in some areas. Slick slider SCSS files are included and easy to modify the styles.


  • Theme is ready to deploy to Netlify and contains a netlify.toml


Version 1.1 (Released Feb 27, 2019)

  • Added online theme documentation
  • Update SCSS files to Bootstrap 4.3.
  • All sections of the homepage are now configurable via the config.toml.
  • All sections of the services page are now configurable via the config.toml.
  • Configure global theme colors and fonts from the config.toml or style.scss. Hugo site params passed into the style.scss file.
  • Added contact-cta partial which displays a call to action and can link to the contact page, signup etc. Heading, subheading and button can be configured globally in the config.toml.
  • Refactor animated header classes to be cleaner and more intuitive. Can inject header classes on a per template .basis. Useful if you have a page with a hero image and you want the header to be transparent over the top.
  • Simplify hamburger icon, remove hamburger.css library.
  • Enlarge the hitzone of the logo and hamburger menu in mobile view.
  • Refactor hero-image partial parameters. Is now set height by default (with default height of 600px). Optionally control the height (ie 360px) or set to fullscreen from a markdown files frontmatter.
  • Redesign Team page. People are now in circles, where they belong. Added additional team member social media icons: dribble, behance, twitter. Easy to add more icons using font awesome 5.
  • Add author profile to blog posts, list and single.
  • Add author taxonomy for viewing blog posts by author.
  • Add hero-image partial to blog posts.
  • Improve document formatting of blog post content, adding styles for most semantic elements.
  • Footer menus are now hugo menus and are configured in config.toml.
  • Show hide footer menus from config.toml.
  • Enlarge hit zone of footer menu links on mobile.
  • Removed unused image and font assets from slick slider library.
  • Improved stacking of partner logos on mobile.
  • Adjust color and contrast of headings so that only links should appear in the primary link color.
  • Improve design of contact page, and make all text read from the markdown file.
  • Add meta tags and go meta tags to homepage configured via config.toml
  • Override meta tags on a per page basis
  • achieve 100100 Google speed and SEO scores
  • Google analytics now uses Netlify environment variable if found, otherwise uses params found in config.toml. Google Analytics does not load on local development to avoid junk data.

Version 1.0 (Released Nov 27, 2018)

  • Initial release.


Pro License

This License grants you, the purchaser, an ongoing, non-exclusive, worldwide license to make use of this theme. You are licensed to use this theme to create one single end product for yourself, your company or for one client.

The full license is included with the theme files.


Hugo Advance Pro Documentation

Premium documentation is available for this theme online, you may view the documentation before you purchase the theme.



Hugo Advance Pro was created by Robert Austin. We keep our premium themes up to date with fixes and new features, and provide direct 1-to-1 support – just send us a message.