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What is GitLab Pages?

Host your static websites on GitLab.com for free, or on your own GitLab Enterprise Edition instance. Use any static website generator: Jekyll, Middleman, Hexo, Hugo, Pelican, and more
GitLab Pages is a tool in the Static Web Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses GitLab Pages?

Companies
18 companies reportedly use GitLab Pages in their tech stacks, including Mocco, Team, and Experience Design Team.

Developers
96 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GitLab Pages.

GitLab Pages Integrations

Brunch, GitLab, Jekyll, Octopress, and Pelican are some of the popular tools that integrate with GitLab Pages. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with GitLab Pages.

Why developers like GitLab Pages?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use GitLab Pages
GitLab Pages Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose GitLab Pages in their tech stack.

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly
Senior Software Engineer at StackShare · | 14 upvotes · 117.3K views
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GitLab Pages
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I use GitLab when building side-projects and MVPs. The interface and interactions are close enough to those of GitHub to prevent cognitive switching costs between professional and personal projects hosted on different services.

GitLab also provides a suite of tools including issue/project management, CI/CD with GitLab CI, and validation/landing pages with GitLab Pages. With everything in one place, on an #OpenSourceCloud GitLab makes it easy for me to manage much larger projects on my own, than would be possible with other solutions or tools.

It's petty I know, but I can also read the GitLab code diffs far more easily than diffs on GitHub or Bitbucket...they just look better in my opinion.

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Joshua Dean Küpper
Joshua Dean Küpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 5 upvotes · 10.5K views
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Jenkins
GitLab Pages
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GitLab CI

We use GitLab CI because of the great native integration as a part of the GitLab framework and the linting-capabilities it offers. The visualization of complex pipelines and the embedding within the project overview made Gitlab CI even more convenient. We use it for all projects, all deployments and as a part of GitLab Pages.

While we initially used the Shell-executor, we quickly switched to the Docker-executor and use it exclusively now.

We formerly used Jenkins but preferred to handle everything within GitLab . Aside from the unification of our infrastructure another motivation was the "configuration-in-file"-approach, that Gitlab CI offered, while Jenkins support of this concept was very limited and users had to resort to using the webinterface. Since the file is included within the repository, it is also version controlled, which was a huge plus for us.

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Joshua Dean Küpper
Joshua Dean Küpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 1 upvotes · 508 views
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GitLab Pages

GitLab Pages offers us a great way of internal documentation-presentation (javadoc, jsdoc, etc.) and and acts as a static document repository for things like our checkstyle-configuration, which makes it a flexible and powerful part of the GitLab infrastructure.

While there are obviously other options like a normal directory on the servers or a fully-fledged website that uses the gitlab-api to display this data, we decided to use Gitlab Pages as we can deploy to the page as a part of our gitlab ci pipeline.

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GitLab Pages Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GitLab Pages?
GitHub Pages
Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
GitLab
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
Netlify
Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.
Surge
Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.
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GitLab Pages's Followers
118 developers follow GitLab Pages to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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