Jekyll vs. Hexo vs. High Voltage

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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 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.

What is High Voltage?

Write your static pages and put them in the RAILS_ROOT/app/views/pages directory.
Why do developers choose Jekyll?
Why do you like Jekyll?

Why do developers choose Hexo?
Why do you like Hexo?

Why do developers choose High Voltage?
Why do you like High Voltage?

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

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

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

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How much does Jekyll cost?
How much does Hexo cost?
How much does High Voltage cost?
What companies use Jekyll?
145 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use Hexo?
10 companies on StackShare use Hexo
What companies use High Voltage?
0 companies on StackShare use High Voltage
What tools integrate with Jekyll?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
What tools integrate with Hexo?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Hexo, and High Voltage?

  • Gatsby - Gatsby is a free, open source framework for building blazing fast websites and apps with React.
  • 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
  • VuePress - A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team

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