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## Getting Started
The following two methods describe how to install in the cloud using your web browser and how to install on your PC using the Command Prompt/Terminal app.
### Quick install using your web browser
1. [Install Academic with Netlify](
* Netlify will provide you with a customizable URL to access your new site
2. On GitHub, go to your newly created `academic-kickstart` repository and edit `config.toml` to personalize your site. Shortly after saving the file, your site will automatically update
3. Read the [Quick Start Guide]( to learn how to add Markdown content. For inspiration, refer to the [Markdown content]( which powers the [Demo](
### Install on your PC
* [Download and install Git](
* [Download and install Hugo](
Easily create a website using the Academic framework by following these simple steps:
1. Clone (or [Fork]( this repository using Git:
1. Clone (or [Fork]( or [download]( the *Academic Kickstart* repository with Git:
git clone My_Website
*Note that if you forked Academic Kickstart, the above command should be edited to clone your fork.*
2. Apply any updates to Academic (optional):
2. Initialize the theme:
cd My_Website
3. View your new website (from within your `My_Website` folder):
git submodule update --init --recursive
3. View your new website:
hugo server
Now you can go to [localhost:1313](http://localhost:1313) and your new Academic powered website should appear.
4. Read the [Quick Start Guide]( to learn how to add Markdown content, customize your site, and deploy it.
## License