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Description

What is GitHub Pages?

Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.

What is Netlify?

Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.

What is Forge?

Fastest possible way to host lighting-fast static websites for small businesses, web startups, and app developers.

Pros

Why do developers choose GitHub Pages?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using GitHub Pages?
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    What are the cons of using Netlify?
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    What are the cons of using Forge?
    No Cons submitted yet for Forge
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    Pricing

    How much does GitHub Pages cost?
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    How much does Forge cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use GitHub Pages?
    495 companies on StackShare use GitHub Pages
    What companies use Netlify?
    48 companies on StackShare use Netlify
    What companies use Forge?
    1 companies on StackShare use Forge

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with GitHub Pages?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub Pages
    What tools integrate with Netlify?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Netlify
    What tools integrate with Forge?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Forge

    What are some alternatives to GitHub Pages, Netlify, and Forge?

    • GitLab Pages - Create websites for your GitLab projects, groups, or user account
    • Surge - Static web publishing for Front-End Developers
    • Webflow - Build responsive websites visually
    • Divshot - Front-End Application Platform

    See all alternatives to GitHub Pages

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