Emoji Support

First of all, if you really want emojis, set the enableEmoji setting to true in your config.toml file:

enableEmoji = true

This will enable Hugo to find Emoji Shorthands in your content files and render them as Unicode Emoji Characters.

For example:

:smiley: will become 😃

No, it’ll probably not be that colorful! Unless your device’s operating system natively supports colorful emojis, you will see a black & white one instead. 🔥

✏️ For getting that colorful look, you will have to add this to your content’s frontmatter:

emoji: true

And where can you find these Emoji Shorthands ❓

🎉 Go take a look at: Emoji Cheat Sheet