GitHub Pages vs. Netlify vs. Surge

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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 Surge?

Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.

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Why do developers choose GitHub Pages?
Why do you like GitHub Pages?

Why do developers choose Netlify?
Why do you like Netlify?

Why do developers choose Surge?
Why do you like Surge?


What are the cons of using GitHub Pages?
Downsides of GitHub Pages?

What are the cons of using Netlify?
Downsides of Netlify?

What are the cons of using Surge?
No Cons submitted yet for Surge
Downsides of Surge?


How much does GitHub Pages cost?
How much does Netlify cost?
Netlify Pricing
How much does Surge cost?


What companies use GitHub Pages?
669 companies on StackShare use GitHub Pages
What companies use Netlify?
78 companies on StackShare use Netlify
What companies use Surge?
14 companies on StackShare use Surge


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
No integrations listed yet

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

  • GitLab Pages - Create websites for your GitLab projects, groups, or user account
  • Webflow - Build responsive websites visually
  • Divshot - Front-End Application Platform
  • Forge - Static web hosting made simple

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