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What is Nikola?

It is a Python package that allows the user to create static websites using Python metadata. Static websites are safer, use fewer resources, and avoid vendor and platform lock-in.
Nikola is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
Nikola is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 372 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nikola's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nikola?

Developers

Nikola Integrations

WordPress, Travis CI, GitLab Pages, HTML5, and Python are some of the popular tools that integrate with Nikola. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Nikola.

Why developers like Nikola?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Nikola
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Nikola's Features

  • Host anywhere
  • Fast rebuilds
  • Multiple input formats
  • Batteries included

Nikola Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nikola?
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.
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.
Hugo
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
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.
VuePress
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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Nikola's Followers
2 developers follow Nikola to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Jean Jordaan
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