Add Read Time to Posts
In this post, we will see how can we get the statistics on the Read Time for every blog post in Hugo - both in the Summary and the detailed page.
Note: I use the Fuji Theme for Hugo.
I presume most of the configuration values should be common across all the themes. However, it is better to check with the theme documentation for the right way to get the data rendered and displayed correctly on the site, as the keywords used to display the data might be different in each theme.
Configuration in the
The settings to be applied in the
config.toml file is given below.
[params] .... # true|false are the allowed and recommended values showReadTime = true
- The lines starting with a pound symbol
#is a comment and generally used for the humans for better understanding.
- Remember the string
showReadTimeis a keyword and should be used as it is.
- The configuration should be specified under the
[params]section, for it to be effectively used in the rendering.
Raghavan alias Saravanan Muthu
16 Jun 2021 | Wed | 01 22 15 AM IST