Jekyll vs. VuePress vs. Wintersmith



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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 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 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 Jekyll?
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Why do developers choose VuePress?
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Why do developers choose Wintersmith?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Jekyll?
No Cons submitted yet for Jekyll
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What are the cons of using VuePress?
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What are the cons of using Wintersmith?
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Companies

What companies use Jekyll?
139 companies on StackShare use Jekyll
What companies use VuePress?
4 companies on StackShare use VuePress
What companies use Wintersmith?
0 companies on StackShare use Wintersmith

Integrations

What tools integrate with Jekyll?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Jekyll
What tools integrate with VuePress?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with VuePress
What tools integrate with Wintersmith?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Wintersmith

What are some alternatives to Jekyll, VuePress, and Wintersmith?

  • Hugo - A Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator built with love by spf13 in GoLang
  • 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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