Jekyll vs. Gatsby vs. Assemble

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Description

What is 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.

What is Gatsby?

Transform plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. A React.js static site generator. Supports Markdown, HTML, and React.js pages out of the box. Easy to add support for additional files types. Leverages React's component model and React Router's "nested component hierarchy" to make templating incredibly powerful and intuitive.

What is Assemble?

Most popular site generator for Grunt.js and Yeoman. Assemble is used to build hundreds of web projects, ranging in size from a single page to 14,000 pages (that we're aware of!).

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Jekyll?
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    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
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    Companies

    What companies use Jekyll?
    102 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use Assemble?
    0 companies on StackShare use Assemble

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Jekyll?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
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    What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Gatsby, and Assemble?

    • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
    • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
    • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
    • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator

    See all alternatives to Jekyll

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