Hugo vs. VuePress 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 VuePress?

A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose VuePress?
Why do you like VuePress?

Why do developers choose Pelican?
Why do you like Pelican?

Cons

What are the cons of using Hugo?
No Cons submitted yet for Hugo
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What are the cons of using VuePress?
No Cons submitted yet for VuePress
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What are the cons of using Pelican?
No Cons submitted yet for Pelican
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Pricing

How much does Hugo cost?
How much does VuePress cost?
How much does Pelican cost?

Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use VuePress?
4 companies on StackShare use VuePress
What companies use Pelican?
3 companies on StackShare use Pelican

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with VuePress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with VuePress
What tools integrate with Pelican?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Pelican

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

  • 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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