Jekyll vs. React-Static vs. DocPad



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Description

What is Jekyll?

Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.

What is React-Static?

React-Static is a next-gen static site generator for React. Finally, you can build a website like you do any other React App. There's no special CMS, query language, or crazy lifecycle hooks. Just good old React producing an amazing SEO-ready, user experience driven, progressively enhanced website. The effort is minimal, but the benefits are not!

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Jekyll?
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Why do developers choose React-Static?
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Why do developers choose DocPad?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Jekyll?
No Cons submitted yet for Jekyll
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What are the cons of using React-Static?
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What are the cons of using DocPad?
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Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
139 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use React-Static?
1 companies on StackShare use React-Static
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
What tools integrate with React-Static?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with React-Static
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, React-Static, and DocPad?

  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development

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