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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 Gatsby?

Transform plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. A React.js static site generator. Supports Markdown, HTML, and React.js pages out of the box. Easy to add support for additional files types. Leverages React's component model and React Router's "nested component hierarchy" to make templating incredibly powerful and intuitive.

What is DocPad?

Empower your website frontends with layouts, meta-data, pre-processors (markdown, jade, coffeescript, etc.), partials, skeletons, file watching, querying, and an amazing plugin system. DocPad will streamline your web development process allowing you to craft full-featured websites quicker than ever before.

Pros

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Why do developers choose Gatsby?
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    Why do developers choose DocPad?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Hugo?
    No Cons submitted yet for Hugo
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    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
    No Cons submitted yet for Gatsby
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    What are the cons of using DocPad?
    No Cons submitted yet for DocPad
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    Companies

    What companies use Hugo?
    27 companies on StackShare use Hugo
    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use DocPad?
    0 companies on StackShare use DocPad

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Hugo?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Hugo, Gatsby, and DocPad?

    • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
    • 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
    • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator

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