Metalsmith vs. Pelican vs. CMS.js

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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 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.).

Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
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What are the cons of using Pelican?
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What are the cons of using CMS.js?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Metalsmith?
7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican
What companies use CMS.js?
0 companies on StackShare use CMS.js

Integrations

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What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican
What tools integrate with CMS.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with CMS.js

What are some alternatives to Metalsmith, Pelican, 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

See all alternatives to Metalsmith



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