title: "Installation | Update"
summary: Read Install and Update instructions here
date: 2021-01-20
series: ["PaperMod"]
weight: 1
aliases: ["/papermod-installation"]
tags: ["PaperMod"]
author: "Aditya Telange"
---

## Intro

- **We'll be using `yml/yaml` format for all examples down below, I recommend using `yml` over `toml` as it is easier to read.**
- You can find any [YML to TOML](https://www.google.com/search?q=yml+to+toml) converters if necessary.

---

## Guide

> Note: Use -f to select yml format
>
> `hugo new site <name of site> -f yml`

Make sure you install latest version of **`hugo(>=0.83.0)`**.

After you have created a new site, at [Step 3](https://gohugo.io/getting-started/quick-start/#step-3-add-a-theme) follow the steps:

### Method 1

Inside the folder of your Hugo site, run:

```bash
git clone https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod themes/PaperMod --depth=1
```

**Note**: You may use ` --branch v5.0` to end of above command if you want to stick to specific release.

> Updating theme :
>
> ```bash
> cd themes/PaperMod
> git pull
> ```

### Method 2

you can use as [submodule](https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/git-submodule) with

```bash
git submodule add --depth=1 https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod.git themes/PaperMod
git submodule update --init --recursive # needed when you reclone your repo (submodules may not get cloned automatically)
```

**Note**: You may use ` --branch v5.0` to end of above command if you want to stick to specific release.

> Updating theme :
>
> ```bash
> git submodule update --remote --merge
> ```

### Method 3

Or you can Download as Zip from Github Page and extract in your themes directory

Direct Links:

- [Master Branch (Latest)](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/master.zip)
- [v6.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v6.0.zip)
- [v5.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v5.0.zip)
- [v4.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v4.0.zip)
- [v3.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v3.0.zip)
- [v2.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v2.0.zip)
- [v1.0](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/archive/v1.0.zip)

### Finally ...

Add in `config.yml`:

```yml
theme: "PaperMod"
```
### Method 4

 - Install [Go programming language](https://go.dev/doc/install) in your operating system.

 - Intialize your own hugo mod
 
```
hugo mod init YOUR_OWN_GIT_REPOSITORY
```

 - Add PaperMod in your `config.yml` file

```
module:
  imports:
  - path: github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod
```
 - Update theme

```
hugo mod get -u
```

---

## Quick Links

-   ### [Papermod - Features](../papermod-features)

-   ### [Papermod - FAQs](../papermod-how-to)

-   ### [Papermod - Variables](../papermod-variables)

-   ### [Papermod - Icons](../papermod-icons)

-   ### [ChangeLog](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/releases)

---

## Sample `config.yml`

> **Example Site Structure is present here**: [exampleSite](https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/tree/exampleSite/)

**Use appropriately**

```yml
baseURL: "https://examplesite.com/"
title: ExampleSite
paginate: 5
theme: PaperMod

enableRobotsTXT: true
buildDrafts: false
buildFuture: false
buildExpired: false

googleAnalytics: UA-123-45

minify:
  disableXML: true
  minifyOutput: true

params:
  env: production # to enable google analytics, opengraph, twitter-cards and schema.
  title: ExampleSite
  description: "ExampleSite description"
  keywords: [Blog, Portfolio, PaperMod]
  author: Me
  # author: ["Me", "You"] # multiple authors
  images: ["<link or path of image for opengraph, twitter-cards>"]
  DateFormat: "January 2, 2006"
  defaultTheme: auto # dark, light
  disableThemeToggle: false

  ShowReadingTime: true
  ShowShareButtons: true
  ShowPostNavLinks: true
  ShowBreadCrumbs: true
  ShowCodeCopyButtons: false
  ShowWordCount: true
  ShowRssButtonInSectionTermList: true
  UseHugoToc: true
  disableSpecial1stPost: false
  disableScrollToTop: false
  comments: false
  hidemeta: false
  hideSummary: false
  showtoc: false
  tocopen: false

  assets:
    # disableHLJS: true # to disable highlight.js
    # disableFingerprinting: true
    favicon: "<link / abs url>"
    favicon16x16: "<link / abs url>"
    favicon32x32: "<link / abs url>"
    apple_touch_icon: "<link / abs url>"
    safari_pinned_tab: "<link / abs url>"

  label:
    text: "Home"
    icon: /apple-touch-icon.png
    iconHeight: 35

  # profile-mode
  profileMode:
    enabled: false # needs to be explicitly set
    title: ExampleSite
    subtitle: "This is subtitle"
    imageUrl: "<img location>"
    imageWidth: 120
    imageHeight: 120
    imageTitle: my image
    buttons:
      - name: Posts
        url: posts
      - name: Tags
        url: tags

  # home-info mode
  homeInfoParams:
    Title: "Hi there \U0001F44B"
    Content: Welcome to my blog

  socialIcons:
    - name: twitter
      url: "https://twitter.com/"
    - name: stackoverflow
      url: "https://stackoverflow.com"
    - name: github
      url: "https://github.com/"

  analytics:
    google:
      SiteVerificationTag: "XYZabc"
    bing:
      SiteVerificationTag: "XYZabc"
    yandex:
      SiteVerificationTag: "XYZabc"

  cover:
    hidden: true # hide everywhere but not in structured data
    hiddenInList: true # hide on list pages and home
    hiddenInSingle: true # hide on single page

  editPost:
    URL: "https://github.com/<path_to_repo>/content"
    Text: "Suggest Changes" # edit text
    appendFilePath: true # to append file path to Edit link

  # for search
  # https://fusejs.io/api/options.html
  fuseOpts:
    isCaseSensitive: false
    shouldSort: true
    location: 0
    distance: 1000
    threshold: 0.4
    minMatchCharLength: 0
    keys: ["title", "permalink", "summary", "content"]
menu:
  main:
    - identifier: categories
      name: categories
      url: /categories/
      weight: 10
    - identifier: tags
      name: tags
      url: /tags/
      weight: 20
    - identifier: example
      name: example.org
      url: https://example.org
      weight: 30
# Read: https://github.com/adityatelange/hugo-PaperMod/wiki/FAQs#using-hugos-syntax-highlighter-chroma
pygmentsUseClasses: true
markup:
  highlight:
    noClasses: false
    # anchorLineNos: true
    # codeFences: true
    # guessSyntax: true
    # lineNos: true
    # style: monokai
```

---

## Sample `Page.md`

```yml
---
title: "My 1st post"
date: 2020-09-15T11:30:03+00:00
# weight: 1
# aliases: ["/first"]
tags: ["first"]
author: "Me"
# author: ["Me", "You"] # multiple authors
showToc: true
TocOpen: false
draft: false
hidemeta: false
comments: false
description: "Desc Text."
canonicalURL: "https://canonical.url/to/page"
disableHLJS: true # to disable highlightjs
disableShare: false
disableHLJS: false
hideSummary: false
searchHidden: true
ShowReadingTime: true
ShowBreadCrumbs: true
ShowPostNavLinks: true
ShowWordCount: true
ShowRssButtonInSectionTermList: true
UseHugoToc: true
cover:
    image: "<image path/url>" # image path/url
    alt: "<alt text>" # alt text
    caption: "<text>" # display caption under cover
    relative: false # when using page bundles set this to true
    hidden: true # only hide on current single page
editPost:
    URL: "https://github.com/<path_to_repo>/content"
    Text: "Suggest Changes" # edit text
    appendFilePath: true # to append file path to Edit link
---
```

You can use it by creating `archetypes/post.md`

```shell
hugo new --kind post <name>
```

---