Hugo vs. Cactus vs. Gatsby



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Description

What is 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.

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.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Hugo?
Why do you like Hugo?

Why do developers choose Cactus?
Why do you like Cactus?

Why do developers choose Gatsby?
Why do you like Gatsby?

Cons

What are the cons of using Hugo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hugo
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What are the cons of using Cactus?
No Cons submitted yet for Cactus
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What are the cons of using Gatsby?
No Cons submitted yet for Gatsby
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Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Cactus?
3 companies on StackShare use Cactus
What companies use Gatsby?
36 companies on StackShare use Gatsby

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Cactus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Cactus
What tools integrate with Gatsby?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby

What are some alternatives to Hugo, Cactus, and Gatsby?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
  • VuePress - A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team

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