Possible to disable section roots/generate from content file?

Is it possible to disable section roots? Alternatively, is it possible to generate them from a content file instead of the usual list template?

If the setup is


then navigating to


would take you to 404 or alternatively, to a page generated from a content file, such as




Currently no. But there is a discussion in another thread about extending the Node (including giving them a content with front matter etc.). So if will happen.

There it is this:

But I’m not sure it will help your case and it is not released yet.

I see, thank you for answering my question.

I’m currently using Metalsmith, but the Go part of Hugo is attractive to me. I’d love to find a static site generator that was as simple and flexible as Metalsmith but written in Go instead of Node-based.