Mastodon Embed Shortcode for hugo

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You may know that I made some shortcodes for Hugo, the static site generator I am using to create this website. So far I made a shortcode for and which allow to embed CodePen and “Can I Use” embeds easily with Hugos build-in Shortcode system.

Today I made another one which allows embeds from Mastodon, the decentralized Twitter-like social network. An example embed is shown below.

The Source Code can be found on


The shortcode is fairly simple and requires only one attribute: The link to a single toot, e.g.

{{% mastodon status="" %}}

Additional parameters:

# All parameters
{{% mastodon status="" width="1000" height="500" %}}

Below is a short description for each parameter

Parameter Value
status The link to the status
width The width of the iframe
height The height of the iframe