What is React-Static?
React-Static is a next-gen static site generator for React. Finally, you can build a website like you do any other React App. There's no special CMS, query language, or crazy lifecycle hooks. Just good old React producing an amazing SEO-ready, user experience driven, progressively enhanced website. The effort is minimal, but the benefits are not!
React-Static is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
React-Static is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to React-Static's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses React-Static?
3 companies reportedly use React-Static in their tech stacks, including React Next Boilerplate, onbootstrap, and Lemma Technologies.
37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use React-Static.
Pros of React-Static
All the benefits of a static website + React+GraphQL
- React. Enough said
- Blazing fast performance
- Data Agnostic. Feed your site data from anywhere, however you want
- Built for SEO, by SEO professionals
- React-first developer experience
- Painless project setup & migration
- Supports 99.9% of the React ecosystem. Including CSS-in-JS libraries, custom Query layers like GraphQL, and even Redux!
- Aggressive and flexible reloading
React-Static Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to React-Static?
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Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
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.
Next.js is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications.
Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.
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.