I’ve done a lot of testing with Hugo’s RSS feed generation in the past week, and one fact stands out: you can fight the law, but the law always wins.
In Hugo’s case, the law is content sections. Content sections are the key to RSS flexibility.
You may remember me expressing some bitterness about the way Hugo’s default is to litter the place about with RSS feeds for every single type of taxonomy that you have enabled. Having an RSS feed for every tag is silly, and so I figured I would just disable that. Turns out, it’s not so simple.
As I discovered last week, there’s a lack of granularity for enabling and disabling RSS feeds beyond sections, taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. That sounds great, until you realize I’m not talking about specific sections, taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. I mean all sections, or all taxonomies, or all taxonomy terms. Hugo RSS …