Hexo vs. Metalsmith vs. CMS.js

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Description

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 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 CMS.js?

CMS.js is fully client-side, Javascript site generator in the spirit of Jekyll that uses plain ol' HTML, CSS and Javascript to generate your website. CMS.js is like a file-based CMS. It takes your content, renders Markdown and delivers a complete website in Single-Page App fashion...without the aid of server-side scripting (no Node.js, PHP, Ruby, etc.).

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Cons

What are the cons of using Hexo?
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What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
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What are the cons of using CMS.js?
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Companies

What companies use Hexo?
5 companies on StackShare use Hexo
What companies use Metalsmith?
7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use CMS.js?
0 companies on StackShare use CMS.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hexo?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo
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What tools integrate with CMS.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with CMS.js

What are some alternatives to Hexo, Metalsmith, and CMS.js?

  • 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

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