This website is built using Hugo and deployed on Netlify. I’ve been very happy with both of these technologies since deciding to use them. I did find the Hugo documentation somewhat impenetrable: all the information and detail is there, but it’s a steep ol’ curve for a newcomer. I’ve surmounted that curve and this site now features statically hosted blog comments - including moderation functionality.

This post aims to step through the required config and to point out some salient points.

Google Analytics tracking of internal links within your own website is super-simple. Tracking outbound links is slightly more involved. Google tells you how, but this requires remembering to modify each outbound link’s onclick event handler.