Hugo vs. Pelican vs. DocGen

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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 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 DocGen?

DocGen is a command-line documentation tool for software products. It takes plain text or CommonMark (Markdown) as input, and generates both a static website and a PDF copy.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Hugo?
27 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican
What companies use DocGen?
0 companies on StackShare use DocGen

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican
What tools integrate with DocGen?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with DocGen

What are some alternatives to Hugo, Pelican, and DocGen?

  • 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
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

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