Hugo vs. Hexo vs. Pelican

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Description

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.

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 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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Companies

24 Companies Using Hugo
4 Companies Using Hexo
3 Companies Using Pelican

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

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • 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

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