Gatsby vs. Metalsmith vs. Pelican

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Description

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 Metalsmith?

In Metalsmith, all of the logic is handled by plugins. You simply chain them together. Since everything is a plugin, the core library is actually just an abstraction for manipulating a directory of files.

What is Pelican?

Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Gatsby?
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    What are the cons of using Pelican?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Gatsby?
    18 companies on StackShare use Gatsby
    What companies use Metalsmith?
    7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
    What companies use Pelican?
    3 companies on StackShare use Pelican

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Gatsby?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Gatsby
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Pelican?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican

    What are some alternatives to Gatsby, Metalsmith, and Pelican?

    • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
    • 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
    • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

    See all alternatives to Gatsby



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