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0.13.0 | Updated: 09 Mar 2021



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Software Author(s):

  • Vincent Prouillet
  • zola contributors

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install zola, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade zola, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall zola, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade zola -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade zola -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure zola installed
    name: zola
    state: present
    version: 0.13.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'zola' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.13.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

    Name: zola,
    Version: 0.13.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.

cChocoPackageInstaller zola
   Name     = 'zola'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.13.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'zola':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.13.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

salt '*' chocolatey.install zola version="0.13.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 09 Mar 2021.


A fast static site generator in a single binary with everything built-in. Documentation is available on its site or
in the docs/content folder of the repository.

Supported content formats

  • Zola: markdown
  • Cobalt: markdown
  • Hugo: markdown, asciidoc, org-mode
  • Pelican: reStructuredText, markdown, asciidoc, org-mode, whatever-you-want

Template engine explanation

Cobalt gets ~ as, while based on Liquid, the Rust library doesn't implement all its features but there is no documentation on what is and isn't implemented. The errors are also cryptic. Liquid itself is not powerful enough to do some of things you can do in Jinja2, Go templates or Tera.

Hugo gets ~. It is probably the most powerful template engine in the list after Jinja2 (hard to beat python code in templates) but personally drives me insane, to the point of writing my own template engine and static site generator. Yes, this is a bit biased.

Pelican notes

Many features of Pelican are coming from plugins, which might be tricky
to use because of version mismatch or lacking documentation. Netlify supports Python
and Pipenv but you still need to install your dependencies manually.


As the documentation site is automatically built on commits to master, all development
should happen on the next branch, unless it is fixing the current documentation.

If you want a feature added or modified, please open an issue to discuss it before doing a PR.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName= $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url      = "https://github.com/getzola/zola/releases/download/v$($env:ChocolateyPackageVersion)/zola-v$($env:ChocolateyPackageVersion)-x86_64-pc-windows-msvc.zip"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  url           = $url
  checksum      = '7E603C8B0DA95A4F01F833D7D4664209B4EC3AD72FCA5E59BE99020F99086C12'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
zola 0.12.2 412 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
zola 0.12.1 32 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
zola 0.12.0 60 Sunday, September 20, 2020 Approved
zola 0.11.0 276 Monday, May 25, 2020 Approved
zola 0.10.1 229 Friday, March 13, 2020 Approved
zola 0.10.0 145 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Approved
zola 0.9.0 274 Saturday, October 5, 2019 Approved
zola 0.8.0 159 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Approved
zola 0.7.0 213 Sunday, April 28, 2019 Approved

0.13.0 (2021-01-09)

  • Enable HTML minification
  • Support output_dir in config.toml
  • Allow sections to be drafted
  • Allow specifying default language in filenames
  • Render emoji in Markdown content if the render_emoji option is enabled
  • Enable YouTube privacy mode for the YouTube shortcode
  • Add language as class to the code block and as data-lang
  • Add bibtex to load_data
  • Add a [markdown] section to config.toml to configure rendering
  • Add highlight_code and highlight_theme to a [markdown] section in config.toml
  • Add external_links_target_blank, external_links_no_follow and external_links_no_referrer
  • Add a smart_punctuation option in the [markdown] section in config.toml to turn elements like dots and dashes
    into their typographic forms
  • Add iteration count variable nth for shortcodes to know how many times a shortcode has been invoked in a given
  • Update some highlighting syntaxes and the TS syntax will now be used instead of JS due to issues with it
  • Remove zola serve --watch-only: since we build the HTML in memory and not on disk, it doesn't make sense anymore
  • Update clojure syntax
  • Prefer extra syntaxes to the default ones if we have a match for language
  • Fix zola serve having issues with non-ascii paths
  • 404 page now gets the site default language as lang

This package has no dependencies.

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