Jekyll vs. Octopress vs. Punch



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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 Octopress?

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

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Jekyll?
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Why do developers choose Octopress?
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Why do developers choose Punch?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Jekyll?
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What are the cons of using Octopress?
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What are the cons of using Punch?
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Pricing

How much does Jekyll cost?
How much does Octopress cost?
How much does Punch cost?

Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
138 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use Octopress?
3 companies on StackShare use Octopress
What companies use Punch?
1 companies on StackShare use Punch

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
What tools integrate with Octopress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Octopress
What tools integrate with Punch?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Punch

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, Octopress, and Punch?

  • 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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