Hexo vs. Wintersmith vs. Hugo



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Description

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 Wintersmith?

Wintersmith is a simple yet flexible static site generator. It takes contents (markdown, less, scripts, etc), transforms them using plugins and outputs a static website (html, css, images, etc) that you can host anywhere.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Wintersmith?
Why do you like Wintersmith?

Why do developers choose Hugo?
Why do you like Hugo?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Hexo?
10 companies on StackShare use Hexo
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith
What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hexo?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Hexo
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith
What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo

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

  • 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
  • VuePress - A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team

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