I have a few sites made with Hugo and wanted to know if it was possible for these sites to share content between them? So I have a few sites that have blogs and wanted one of my sites to post all blog entries from my all of my other sites.
I looked at Hugo mounts for that, but since I don’t use Github can Hugo modules work with local paths if the site folders are in the root of my web folder?
So I wanted to know if I can mount one site importing content folders from two sites.
I hope I made sense.
Yes, you can mount local paths. There are only a few restrictions:
- Only the main project can use paths outside of the project directory (e.g. absolute paths) and symlinks.
- For themes/theme components, the folders to mount must live relative to the theme root.
So, if you had this folder structure:
You could do this in site1 and site2:
source = '../myblogcontent'
target = 'content/blog'
A footnote: Hugo Modules also support other Git providers (e.g. GitLab).
Thank you so much for your quick reply! I had no idea I could use local paths so will try that. Also noted what you mention regarding some restrictions. Thank you for the amazing work @bep
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