Steps to Download and Install Hugo for Windows
Download Hugo zip file from Hugo Releases.
Extract the zip file and you will see one executable and a couple markdown files.
Copy hugo.exe to your root folder, i.e. C:\Hugo\bin\ like so:
Now add this path to your Environment Variables as shown below and click OK to all buttons.
Test your Hugo from Command Prompt or Powershell.
C:\Windows\system32> hugo version Hugo Static Site Generator v0.37 windows/amd64 BuildDate: 2018-02-27T09:15:58Z
That’s it and you’re ready to use Hugo.
When you need to upgrade Hugo, just replace the current hugo.exe with the latest version by repeating steps 1 and 2.
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