Hextra is designed to be a simple, fast, and flexible theme for building modern static websites. It is especially well-suited for documentation websites but can also be used for various types of sites, such as blogs, portfolios, and more.

Hugo, like Jekyll, is a static site generator. What sets Hugo apart is that it is a single binary, making it easy to install and run on various platforms. It is also extremely fast and reliable, capable of rendering a site with thousands of pages in milliseconds.

Hextra is built with a mindset focused on having a minimal footprint. To get started, no extra dependencies like Node.js packages are required; all you need is a single YAML configuration file, along with your Markdown content. Thus, we can focus on writing quality content instead of setting up tooling.


Hextra cannot be built without the following tools and inspirations: