Blogdown – powerful and customizable website output format for R Markdown

The goal of the blogdown package is to provide a powerful and customizable website output format for R Markdown.

By default, blogdown uses Hugo, a popular open-source static website generator, which provides a fast and flexible way to build your site content to be shared online. Other website generators like Jekyll and Hexo are also supported.

A useful feature of blogdown sites is that you may organize your website content (including R Markdown files) within subdirectories. This makes blogdown a good solution not just for blogging or sites about R — it can also be used to create general-purpose websites to communicate about data science, statistics, data visualization, programming, or education.

Website: pkgs.rstudio.com/blogdown
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Yihue Xie, Christophe Dervieux, Alison Presmanes Hill
License: GNU General Public License version 3.0

blogdown is written in R. Learn R with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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