Introducing Branches to your {blogdown} Workflow

This is a quick tips & tricks post I decided to write after switching my personal website to the Hugo Apero theme by using this excellent guide by Silvia Canelon. In it, she describes how she uses branches to switch from one theme to the other without breaking the initial site. The original idea came from the following Twitter thread by the following Tweet by Garrick Aden-Buie and leverages what is known as “Branch Deploys” on Netlify.