Jekyll vs. DocPad vs. Cactus



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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 DocPad?

Empower your website frontends with layouts, meta-data, pre-processors (markdown, jade, coffeescript, etc.), partials, skeletons, file watching, querying, and an amazing plugin system. DocPad will streamline your web development process allowing you to craft full-featured websites quicker than ever before.

What is Cactus?

Cactus makes setting up a website look easy. Choose a template for a blog, portfolio or single page and Cactus generates all files and folders to get you on your way.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
138 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
What companies use Cactus?
3 companies on StackShare use Cactus

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
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What tools integrate with Cactus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Cactus

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, DocPad, and Cactus?

  • 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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