Hugo vs. Punch 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 Punch?

Punch allows you to use boilerplates to quickly setup a site, write minimal templates with Mustache, and create flexible site structures with inheritable layouts and partials.

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 Punch?
Why do you like Punch?

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 Punch?
No Cons submitted yet for Punch
Downsides of Punch?

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

Companies

What companies use Hugo?
35 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Punch?
1 companies on StackShare use Punch
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith

Integrations

What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Punch?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Punch
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

What are some alternatives to Hugo, Punch, 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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