Hugo vs. Octopress



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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 Octopress?

Octopress is an obsessively designed framework for Jekyll blogging. It’s easy to configure and easy to deploy.

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

Why do developers choose Octopress?
Why do you like Octopress?

What are the cons of using Hugo?
Downsides of Hugo?

What are the cons of using Octopress?
No Cons submitted yet for Octopress
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How much does Hugo cost?
How much does Octopress cost?
What companies use Hugo?
38 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Octopress?
3 companies on StackShare use Octopress
What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Octopress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Octopress

What are some alternatives to Hugo and Octopress?

  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby
  • Gatsby - Gatsby is a free, open source framework for building blazing fast websites and apps with 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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