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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 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 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

Why do developers choose Hugo?
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Why do developers choose Hexo?
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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 Hexo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hexo
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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?
26 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Hexo?
4 companies on StackShare use Hexo
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 Hexo?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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
  • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator

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