Metalsmith vs. Pelican vs. Cactus

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Description

What is Metalsmith?

In Metalsmith, all of the logic is handled by plugins. You simply chain them together. Since everything is a plugin, the core library is actually just an abstraction for manipulating a directory of files.

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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Metalsmith?
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Why do developers choose Pelican?
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Why do developers choose Cactus?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
No Cons submitted yet for Metalsmith
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What are the cons of using Pelican?
No Cons submitted yet for Pelican
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What are the cons of using Cactus?
No Cons submitted yet for Cactus
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Pricing

How much does Metalsmith cost?
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How much does Cactus cost?

Companies

What companies use Metalsmith?
7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican
What companies use Cactus?
3 companies on StackShare use Cactus

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican
What tools integrate with Cactus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Cactus

What are some alternatives to Metalsmith, Pelican, and Cactus?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • 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

See all alternatives to Metalsmith



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