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What is DocPad?

Empower your website frontends with layouts, meta-data, pre-processors (markdown, jade, coffeescript, etc.), partials, skeletons, file watching, querying, and an amazing plugin system. DocPad will streamline your web development process allowing you to craft full-featured websites quicker than ever before.
DocPad is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
DocPad is an open source tool with 3K GitHub stars and 249 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DocPad's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses DocPad?

9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use DocPad.

Why developers like DocPad?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use DocPad

DocPad's Features

  • Versioning
  • Pre-Built Skeletons
  • Language Agnostic
  • Simple Deploys
  • Powerful Plugins

DocPad Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to DocPad?
Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.
Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.
A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.
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DocPad's Followers
16 developers follow DocPad to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Sergey Lukin
John Alton
Jason Morganson
Hubert Chang
Hubert Chang
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Michael Mooring