Hugo Whisper


Hugo Whisper

Whisper is a minimal documentation theme built for Hugo. The design and functionality is intentionally minimal.

  • Minimum Hugo Version: 0.51
  • Theme Version:
  • Updated: Sunday, Feb 17, 2019
  • License: MIT
  • Price: Free

Theme features

Content Types

  • Docs (Markdown)
  • Homepage

Content Management

  • This theme generates documentation from markdown files located in content/docs
  • The “Home” page is not documentation, it can be used to introduce your project etc.


  • Beautiful and clean typography for markdown documentation


  • SCSS (Hugo Pipelines)
  • Responsive design
  • Bootstrap 4 grid and media queries only


  • 100100 Google Lighthouse speed score
  • Under 20KB without images ⚡
  • Vanilla JS only
  • Responsive mobile menu managed in config.toml


  • Documentation examples included, using all markdown syntax

Google Analytics

  • Configure GA in the config.toml


  • 100100 Google Lighthouse speed score
  • Under 20KB without images ⚡
  • Configure meta tags in config.toml
  • Semantic document structure H1 etc


MIT (Free)

This free theme is licensed under The MIT License (MIT)


Github Readme

This is a free theme, documentation is available in the themes Theme installation and basic configuration is well documented.


Github Issues

This is a free theme. Please use Github issues for support and discussion. I do actively monitor and respond to issues.