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Hugo is open source software used to create static websites. It is written in the Go programming language and was first published in 2013.
Hugo allows users to create static websites with a fast build time and ease of use. It has a variety of features including the ability to use multiple formats such as Markdown, HTML, and CSS, and it also offers templates to customize the website’s design.
Supported by a growing community, Hugo is available on various operating systems such as Windows, macOS and Linux. It’s a popular choice for developers looking for a fast and efficient way to create static websites.