Hugo vs. Hexo vs. Cactus



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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 Hexo?

Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Hexo?
Why do you like Hexo?

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

Cons

What are the cons of using Hugo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hugo
Downsides of Hugo?

What are the cons of using Hexo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hexo
Downsides of Hexo?

What are the cons of using Cactus?
No Cons submitted yet for Cactus
Downsides of Cactus?

Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Hexo?
10 companies on StackShare use Hexo
What companies use Cactus?
3 companies on StackShare use Cactus

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Hexo?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo
What tools integrate with Cactus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Cactus

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

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • 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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