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Docusaurus vs Gitbook: What are the differences?

Docusaurus: Easy to maintain open source documentation websites. Docusaurus is a project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites; Gitbook: Document Everything! For you, your users and your team. It is a modern documentation platform where teams can document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. It is a place to think and track ideas for you & your team.

Docusaurus and Gitbook can be primarily classified as "Documentation as a Service &" tools.

Docusaurus is an open source tool with 13K GitHub stars and 1.16K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Docusaurus's open source repository on GitHub.

cyber•Fund, OSInet, and HyperTrack are some of the popular companies that use Gitbook, whereas Docusaurus is used by Facebook, Buzzvil, and Merengue Merengue. Gitbook has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Docusaurus, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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Pros of Docusaurus
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    Self Hosted
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    Open Source
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    MDX
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    Jamstack
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    Easy customization
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    Free to use
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    React
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    I18n
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    Versioning
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    Prueba
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    Integrated high-quality editor

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Cons of Docusaurus
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      No longer Git or Open
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      Just sync with GitHub

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    What is Docusaurus?

    Docusaurus is a project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites.

    What is Gitbook?

    It is a modern documentation platform where teams can document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. It is a place to think and track ideas for you & your team.

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      What are some alternatives to Docusaurus and Gitbook?
      Confluence
      Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
      MkDocs
      It builds completely static HTML sites that you can host on GitHub pages, Amazon S3, or anywhere else you choose. There's a stack of good looking themes available. The built-in dev-server allows you to preview your documentation as you're writing it. It will even auto-reload and refresh your browser whenever you save your changes.
      VuePress
      A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.
      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.
      Sphinx
      It lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with it pretty much as with a database server.
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