Hugo vs. Wintersmith



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

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

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

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

What companies use Hugo?
38 companies on StackShare use Hugo
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith
What tools integrate with Hugo?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hugo
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

What are some alternatives to Hugo and Wintersmith?

  • 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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