Hi, I copied in my markdown content from  to a hugo template:  and now I see:
Little confused. So I hope you can excuse the newbie questions:
- Does hugo understand my .mdwn extensions or do I need to rename the files?
- Does hugo use the time from the git commits of the markdown files I committed?
- How do I maintain the previous URL structure? e.g. 
Thank you in advance!
p.s. this forum only allows two links for new users, hence for the URLs please view https://s.natalian.org/2018-10-04/new-user.txt … sorry!
Thank you @bep!
Do you have an example of how this is done? I don’t mind generating some one off metadata for the files I have, but I am not sure how to do it.
I think you need to read and understand the documentation. All your questions are answered here:
Your URL just points to the top level hugo site. Could you not please be more specific?
There is surprisingly no mention of time / temporal information upon https://gohugo.io/content-management/organization/
Also tried searching for “hugo post time”. No dice.
It’s a bit daunting at first but, there’s really no substitute for just diving in and reading all the docs; you’ll get an idea of what to do. The docs search is pretty good. I searched and found:
Always handy for dealing with datetime when you get more into templating:
Please edit the doc if it is missing crucial information.