Here are the shortcodes provided by BluestNight. Some shortcodes may be listed instead as part of a feature in a different section.

Custom Fonts

Sometimes (sans-)serif fonts just don’t cut it for what you’re writing. You’re posting a letter on your website and want it to look handwritten, or at least have the signature look handwritten. The handwriting shortcode provides you with a number of available handwriting fonts to achieve this effect. [Read more...]

Link To Static Files

There's a limitation with the way links are created in markdown. Sites whose BaseURL is in a subdirectory of a site (i.e. may not link correctly using existing methods. This shortcode helps circumvent this limitation. [Read more...]


Looking to put together a nice Members page for your site, but don’t want to write a bunch of custom HTML to make it look good? Just use the {{< member >}} shortcode! [Read more...]

Netlify Forms

If you are using Netlify to host your Hugo site, BluestNight supports creating Netlify-compatible forms in your content files through the use of a few shortcodes. [Read more...]

Responsive Tables

The markdown processor bundled with Hugo has the ability to parse markdown tables, but these tables are not mobile-friendly (like most tables). This didn’t work well for me, since my markdown tables were rendering poorly on mobile devices due to automatic content sizing. More often than not, the table ended up overflowing and looking unprofessional. So I put together a set of shortcodes to help create tables that would shift around on small screens to be more readable. [Read more...]