GitHub Pages vs Medium: What are the differences?
Developers describe GitHub Pages as "Public webpages freely hosted and easily published". Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live. On the other hand, Medium is detailed as "The perfect place to read and write". Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.
GitHub Pages belongs to "Static Web Hosting" category of the tech stack, while Medium can be primarily classified under "Hosted Blogging Platforms".
Some of the features offered by GitHub Pages are:
- Blogging with Jekyll
- Custom URLs
- Automatic Page Generator
On the other hand, Medium provides the following key features:
- Embedding videos, Tweets, Vines, etc.
- Word Counter
"Free" is the primary reason why developers consider GitHub Pages over the competitors, whereas "Beautiful UI" was stated as the key factor in picking Medium.
Lyft, CircleCI, and Bukalapak are some of the popular companies that use GitHub Pages, whereas Medium is used by Lyft, Twitch, and Edify. GitHub Pages has a broader approval, being mentioned in 576 company stacks & 683 developers stacks; compared to Medium, which is listed in 73 company stacks and 75 developer stacks.
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