- Theme based on Ghostwriter for Hugo and on Ghostwriter by JollyGoodThemes.
- Site generator: Hugo and blogdown.
- Icons from Fork Awesome and Academicons.
This website is built using the static-site generator Hugo from a collection of R Markdown files. It has support for MathJax (allowing LaTeX notation) and a bunch of academic-blogging features such as citations, quotes, and footnotes thanks to integration with knitr and pandoc achieved using the fantastic blogdown package.
The point of this tool-chain is to streamline the publishing process. As a long-time LaTeX/Sweave user myself, writing in Markdown in combination with R makes for much faster work, and blogdown makes it possible to publish to the web in a blink.
The predecessor to this site used the Jekyll site generator along with knitr and pandoc (this was before the advent of blogdown). That site is archived at https://jekyll.chepec.se (mostly for sentimental reasons, all content has moved over here).