Jekyll vs. DocPad vs. Wintersmith

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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 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.

What is Wintersmith?

Wintersmith is a simple yet flexible static site generator. It takes contents (markdown, less, scripts, etc), transforms them using plugins and outputs a static website (html, css, images, etc) that you can host anywhere.

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Why do developers choose Wintersmith?
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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 DocPad?
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What are the cons of using Wintersmith?
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Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
103 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, DocPad, and Wintersmith?

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

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