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Docusaurus vs Read the Docs: 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; Read the Docs: Create, host, and browse documentation. Read the Docs hosts documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find. You can import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar. We support webhooks so your docs get built when you commit code. There's also support for versioning so you can build docs from tags and branches of your code in your repository.

Docusaurus and Read the Docs can be primarily classified as "Documentation as a Service &" tools.

Some of the features offered by Docusaurus are:

  • Powered by Markdown
  • Built using React
  • Ready for translations

On the other hand, Read the Docs provides the following key features:

  • Github and Bitbucket Integration
  • Auto-updating
  • Internationalization

Docusaurus and Read the Docs are both open source tools. Docusaurus with 12.4K GitHub stars and 1.11K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Read the Docs with 5.25K GitHub stars and 2.87K GitHub forks.

Hilenium, StratEx, and Scrapinghub are some of the popular companies that use Read the Docs, whereas Docusaurus is used by Facebook, Merengue Merengue, and Config Cat. Read the Docs has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 4 developers stacks; compared to Docusaurus, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Docusaurus
Pros of Read the Docs
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    Self Hosted
  • 5
    Open Source
  • 2
    Easy customization
  • 2
    MDX
  • 2
    Jamstack
  • 2
    React
  • 2
    Free to use
  • 1
    I18n
  • 1
    Versioning
  • 13
    GitHub integration
  • 7
    Free for public repos
  • 2
    Automated Builds

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What is Docusaurus?

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

What is Read the Docs?

It hosts documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find. You can import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar.

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What are some alternatives to Docusaurus and Read the Docs?
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.
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.
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.
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