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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 Gatsby?

Transform plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. A React.js static site generator. Supports Markdown, HTML, and React.js pages out of the box. Easy to add support for additional files types. Leverages React's component model and React Router's "nested component hierarchy" to make templating incredibly powerful and intuitive.

What is Hexo?

Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Jekyll?
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    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
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    What are the cons of using Hexo?
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    Companies

    What companies use Jekyll?
    102 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use Hexo?
    5 companies on StackShare use Hexo

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Jekyll?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
    What tools integrate with Hexo?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo

    What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Gatsby, and Hexo?

    • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
    • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
    • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator
    • VuePress - A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team

    See all alternatives to Jekyll

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