Hugo Paradigm


Hugo Paradigm

Our most flexible theme yet. Create dynamic pages using a library of repeatable front-matter sections which can be placed in any order.

  • Minimum Hugo Version: 0.74.3
  • Theme Version: 1.0
  • Updated: Monday, Sep 21, 2020
  • License: Pro
  • Price: $79

Theme features

Built from the ground up, Hugo Paradigm provides a completely new way of building pages using front-matter sections.

Section Builder

Below is a code excerpt (trimmed down) of the front-matter. Notice each of the - template sections. The sections are designed to be reusable sections and can be placed in any order. Each section comes with configuration dozens of options.

title: Home
date: 2020-03-22
headerTransparent: false
- template: hero
    theme: base
    heading: "Hugo Paradigm"
    subHeading: "A premium Hugo theme with a flexible layout system."
  alignHorizontal: left
    image: "/images/nastuh-abootalebi-yWwob8kwOCk-unsplash-800.jpg"
    borderRadius: true
    shadow: true
- template: grid
  contentType: partners
  sortBy: weight
  align: center
  columns: 2
    partial: card-image-only
- template: info
    theme: base-offset
  heading: "Repeat, reorder and insert sections anywhere"
  description: "Use info sections to place configurable image, text and button blocks.
    Alternate image alignment or hide the image altogether, it still looks great."
  align: right
  image: "images/freddy-do-hgbyl2H0zRU-unsplash-800.jpg"

Other Theme Features

  • Fully responsive design
  • Dark mode
  • Fully themeable, edit the themes.json to add new themes
  • Blazing fast loading times
  • SEO Optimised
  • Configure dozens of theme options in the config.toml

Content Types

  • Custom Page (Markdown + Front-matter Sections)
  • Homepage (uses Custom Page)
  • Blog (Markdown)

Section Types

Insert these sections anywhere in a Custom Page

  • Hero (Front-matter section)
  • Info (Front-matter section)
  • Grid (Front-matter section)
  • CTA (Front-matter section)
  • Content (Front-matter section)


  • Includes all SCSS files which are well structured and cleanly written
  • SCSS (Hugo Pipelines)
  • Responsive design
  • Bootstrap 4.3+ grid and media queries are used. The rest of the Bootstrap library is not imported. You can easily uncomment the @imports in the style.scss if you want to use more of the Bootstrap library.


  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse Performance score
  • Under 90KB without images ⚡
  • Minified JS under 29KB
  • Minified CSS under 27KB
  • No JQuery
  • No Boostrap JS


  • Configure SEO settings in seo.yaml
  • Google Analytics included
  • Set the Google Analytics ID using Netlify environment variables
  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse SEO score
  • 100/100 Google Lighthouse “Best Practices” score
  • Configure custom meta tags for the homepage and individual pages
  • Auto generates meta title for each page, but can be overridden on a per page basis
  • Semantic HTML document structure, h1, h2, p etc
  • Header animation on scroll
  • Transparent header over hero images and backgrounds, turns white on scroll
  • Main Menu managed in config.toml
  • Nested dropdown menu compatible with Hugo menus
  • Responsive menu using simple vanilla JS code
  • Animated hamburger and mobile overlay
  • 3 Footer menus which are configured in config.toml


  • Robust example content included out of the box


  • Full blog. Contains categories, tags and author profiles


  • Uses Google fonts, edit the font in the theme.yaml and the theme automatically imports the Font from Google fonts!


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


Version 1.0 (Released Aug 02, 2020)

  • 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 Paradigm Documentation

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



Hugo Paradigm 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.