Hugo vs. Gatsby vs. VuePress



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Description

What is 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.

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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Hugo?
Why do you like Hugo?

Why do developers choose Gatsby?
Why do you like Gatsby?

Why do developers choose VuePress?
Why do you like VuePress?

Cons

What are the cons of using Hugo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hugo
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What are the cons of using Gatsby?
No Cons submitted yet for Gatsby
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What are the cons of using VuePress?
No Cons submitted yet for VuePress
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Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Gatsby?
36 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
What companies use VuePress?
4 companies on StackShare use VuePress

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Gatsby?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
What tools integrate with VuePress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with VuePress

What are some alternatives to Hugo, Gatsby, and VuePress?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Pelican - A static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

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