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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 Pelican?

Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

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

  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • 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

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