Jekyll vs. Hexo vs. Hugo

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Description

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 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.

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Companies

103 Companies Using Jekyll
4 Companies Using Hexo
24 Companies Using Hugo

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What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Hexo, and Hugo?

  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
  • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator
  • Pelican - A static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

See all alternatives to Jekyll

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