I’m experimenting exactly the same problem.
I’m currently trying to build a site based on the academic theme and when I add folders to the docs section hugo doesn’t find them unless I rename de index.md file inside the folder to _index.md and the back to index.md while serving the site.
I’m running hugo 0.58.3 on mac.
Hugo Static Site Generator v0.58.3/extended darwin/amd64 BuildDate: unknown
I uploaded a repository on https://gitlab.datastar.com.ar/serquicia/academic-error
To try it out you can run
hugo serve and go to the
Documentación link that is on the primary navbar. There you can see a menu like:
(I’m going to post more that one because I cannot add more that one screenshot)