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?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use MkDocs in their tech stacks, including elmah.io, Hactar, and Tech Stack.

Developers
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MkDocs.

Why developers like MkDocs?

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MkDocs Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MkDocs?
Sphinx
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.
Gitbook
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.
Jekyll
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.
Docsify
Docsify generates your documentation website on the fly without generating static html files. Instead, it loads and parses your Markdown files and displays them as a website.
Gatsby
Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
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MkDocs's Followers
22 developers follow MkDocs to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Weizheng Lu
Jared Miller
jonlamdev
Inder Singh
Paulo Ribeiro
Philippe Chanet
jackie4u
Catherine Siomina
RileyMShea
mzorec