Jekyll vs. Hexo vs. Middleman

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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 Middleman?

Middleman is a command-line tool for creating static websites using all the shortcuts and tools of the modern web development environment.

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Companies

103 Companies Using Jekyll
4 Companies Using Hexo
29 Companies Using Middleman

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

  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator
  • Pelican - A static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

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