Hugo Release 0.89.0

Fine Grained File Filters

Hugo 0.89.0 brings fine grained file filters, archetype rewrite, dependency refresh, and more …

November 2, 2021

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This release is a dependency refresh (the new Goldmark version comes with a lot of bug fixes, as one example), many bug fixes, but also some nice new features:

We have added the configuration settings includeFiles and excludeFiles to the mount configuration. This allows fine grained control over what files to include, and it works for all of Hugo’s file systems (including /static).

We have also reimplemented archetypes. The old implementation had some issues, mostly related to the context (e.g. name, file paths) passed to the template. This new implementation is using the exact same code path for evaluating the pages as in a regular build. This also makes it more robust and easier to reason about in a multilingual setup. Now, if you are explicit about the target path, Hugo will now always pick the correct mount and language:

hugo new content/en/posts/

This release represents 50 contributions by 13 contributors to the main Hugo code base.@bep leads the Hugo development with a significant amount of contributions, but also a big shoutout to [@dependabotbot], @jmooring, and @anthonyfok for their ongoing contributions. And thanks to @digitalcraftsman for his ongoing work on keeping the themes site in pristine condition.

Many have also been busy writing and fixing the documentation in hugoDocs, which has received 23 contributions by 9 contributors. A special thanks to @jmooring, @bep, @coliff, and @vipkr for their work on the documentation site.

Hugo now has: