Hugo vs. Octopress 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 Octopress?

Octopress is an obsessively designed framework for Jekyll blogging. It’s easy to configure and easy to deploy.

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 Octopress?
Why do you like Octopress?

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 Octopress?
No Cons submitted yet for Octopress
Downsides of Octopress?

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

Pricing

How much does Hugo cost?
How much does Octopress cost?
How much does Cactus cost?

Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Octopress?
3 companies on StackShare use Octopress
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 Octopress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Octopress
What tools integrate with Cactus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Cactus

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

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

See all alternatives to Hugo

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