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What is MkDocs?

It builds completely static HTML sites that you can host on GitHub pages, Amazon S3, or anywhere else you choose. There's a stack of good looking themes available. The built-in dev-server allows you to preview your documentation as you're writing it. It will even auto-reload and refresh your browser whenever you save your changes.
MkDocs is a tool in the Search Engines category of a tech stack.

Who uses MkDocs?

8 companies reportedly use MkDocs in their tech stacks, including Hactar, Appirio, and elmah.io.

13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MkDocs.

Why developers like MkDocs?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use MkDocs
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MkDocs Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MkDocs?
It lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with it pretty much as with a database server.
It is a modern documentation platform where teams can document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. It is a place to think and track ideas for you & your team.
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.
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MkDocs's Followers
8 developers follow MkDocs to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
William C Archibald
Darren Neimke
Hannes Van de Vel
Michael Mejia
Daniel Steel