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VuePress

A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team
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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 15.3K GitHub stars and 2.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to VuePress's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses VuePress?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use VuePress in their tech stacks, including Website, CodeCarrot, and Directus.

Developers
146 developers on StackShare have stated that they use VuePress.

Why developers like VuePress?

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VuePress's Features

  • 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

VuePress Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to VuePress?
Nuxt.js
Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable. You can use Nuxt.js for SSR, SPA, Static Generated, PWA and more.
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.
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.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Gridsome
Build websites using latest web tech tools that developers love - Vue.js, GraphQL and Webpack. Get hot-reloading and all the power of Node.js. Gridsome makes building websites fun again.
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VuePress's Followers
197 developers follow VuePress to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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