Jekyll vs. Metalsmith vs. React-Static

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Description

What is Jekyll?

Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.

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 React-Static?

React-Static is a next-gen static site generator for React. Finally, you can build a website like you do any other React App. There's no special CMS, query language, or crazy lifecycle hooks. Just good old React producing an amazing SEO-ready, user experience driven, progressively enhanced website. The effort is minimal, but the benefits are not!

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Cons

What are the cons of using Jekyll?
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Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
102 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use Metalsmith?
7 companies on StackShare use Metalsmith
What companies use React-Static?
1 companies on StackShare use React-Static

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
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What tools integrate with React-Static?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with React-Static

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Metalsmith, and React-Static?

  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • Gatsby - A Static Site Generator for React
  • Middleman - A static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js

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