In this article, the words parameter and variable are synonyms.
A variable name that a Hugo user creates is called a custom variable or a user-defined variable.
The names of Hugo variables (including those specified in config files and front matter)…
_) and alphanumeric characters,
must start with
_) or alpha character,
contain a dash
variables in a layout file must
start with a dollar sign (
a Hugo config file,
variables — such as
title — are sometimes case sensitive
so I recommend that you specify them using the upper- and
lower-case letters that are specified
casing used in
the variable names
“Page-level .Params are only accessible in lowercase.”
For more about Hugo, see Infinite Ink’s…
-) is “hyphen-minus,” but its proper name is rarely used. Instead, it is usually called “dash,” “hyphen,” or “minus.” Details are at wikipedia.org’s Hyphen-minus.
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