Octopress vs. DocPad vs. Metalsmith



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Description

What is Octopress?

Octopress is an obsessively designed framework for Jekyll blogging. It’s easy to configure and easy to deploy.

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 Metalsmith?

In Metalsmith, all of the logic is handled by plugins. You simply chain them together. Since everything is a plugin, the core library is actually just an abstraction for manipulating a directory of files.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Octopress?
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Why do developers choose DocPad?
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Why do developers choose Metalsmith?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Octopress?
No Cons submitted yet for Octopress
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What are the cons of using DocPad?
No Cons submitted yet for DocPad
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What are the cons of using Metalsmith?
No Cons submitted yet for Metalsmith
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Pricing

How much does Octopress cost?
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Companies

What companies use Octopress?
3 companies on StackShare use Octopress
What companies use DocPad?
0 companies on StackShare use DocPad
What companies use Metalsmith?
8 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith

Integrations

What tools integrate with Octopress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Octopress
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What are some alternatives to Octopress, DocPad, and Metalsmith?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • 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

See all alternatives to Octopress



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