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.
VuePress is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
VuePress is an open source tool with 13.7K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to VuePress's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses VuePress?
7 companies reportedly use VuePress in their tech stacks, including Directus, Website, and CodeCarrot.
96 developers on StackShare have stated that they use VuePress.
Why developers like VuePress?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use VuePress
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- Built-in markdown extensions optimized for technical documentation
- Ability to leverage Vue inside markdown files
- Vue-powered custom theme system
- Automatic Service Worker generation
- Google Analytics Integration
- Multi-language support
- A default theme with responsive layout, optional homepage, simple out-of-the-box header-based search, customizable navbar and sidebar, and auto-generated GitHub link and page edit links
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