qtwAcademic stands for Quarto Websites for Academics, which provides a few Quarto templates for Quarto website that are commonly used by academics.

The templates are designed to make it quick and easy for users with little or no Quarto experience to create a website for their personal portfolio or courses. Each template is fully customizable once the user is more familiar with Quarto.

More about Quarto can be read here.


So far, 3 templates have been implemented in this package:

You can find more details on each option in the vignettes.


qtwAcademic has not been accepted in CRAN yet. You can install the development version from GitHub.


qtwAcademic depends on quarto, so it is necessary to have the latest version.



After installation, you should be able to create an R project with the RStudio project wizard.

In RStudio,

  1. File > New Project > New Directory

  2. Scroll down and click Create Quarto Website using qtwAcademic templates

  3. In the drop-down menu, select the template you prefer.

This will generate a self-contained R project ready for render.


There are a few ways to publish your website. You can read more about publishing here.