Hugo vs. Metalsmith vs. Wintersmith



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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 Metalsmith?

In Metalsmith, all of the logic is handled by plugins. You simply chain them together. Since everything is a plugin, the core library is actually just an abstraction for manipulating a directory of files.

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Metalsmith?
Why do you like Metalsmith?

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

Cons

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

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

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

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Metalsmith?
8 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

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

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development

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