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Build your technical publishing site with Perplex.

Create Markdown files with meta-data and let Hugo and Perplex generate this layout.

Images

Store images locally together with the Markdown content they belong to.

Let Hugo and Perplex handle the generation of all the various sizes for their optimal screen resolution.

Initial image processing time on Netlify for
around 120 original images on this site ≈ 60sec — then cached.

Get started

Read the docs or get the complete source for this site for the hands-on approach.

Build and serve the project locally with Hugo — no further installation required, theme copy included.

Seasoned Hugo folks may like the short preview.

Efficient & Secure

Your pages are gonna be pretty fast. → Check the pages here as a reference!
Build time is minimal (≈ 1ms per page) and local previews are served instantly.

Perplex doesn’t need HTML tags in Markdown. Injection of malicious code is made as hard as possible.

Hugo enables strict security policies.

Content

Write text files containing

Markdown
for basic layout
Attributes
for style variations
Shortcodes
for complex layout
YAML
for meta-data (menus etc.)

The URL structure is basically determined by your folder hierarchy and fully customizable.

Page types

Create a documentation with up to three folder levels.

Generate the sidebar menu including material icons with a few front-matter parameters in your content files.

Start a blog ordered by taxonomies and add single pages for organizational content.

Layout

Realize the possibilities of this layout! Let your content flow onto a baseline grid in evenly spaced columns.

Screens with a view-port width ≥ 592px show text and code always with the optimal line-length.

Move and resize images and code boxes with Markdown attributes.