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IMPORTANT: This project is deprecated. Please go with next.js!

Ever wanted to create a static site while taking advantage of all the amazing things that are available within the JavaScript universe? Then you're at the right place!

Cory combines clean, logic-less handlebars templates and markdown files with a straightforward development workflow and allows you to set up a new site in a few seconds.


Install it (you'll need at least v6 of Node):

npm install -g cory

Run it:

cory [options] [command]

Theres a list of all options and commands below. For a step-by-step guide, check this out.


Uninstall the package if it's already installed:

npm uninstall -g cory

Clone this repository:

git clone
cd cory

Link it app to the global module directory:

npm link

Yeeha! 🐴 Now you can use the gulp command within the repository to transpile the its sourcefiles and watch for changes. While the command is running, you're able to use the cory command everywhere!

Commands & Options

Run the following command to get a list of all available options and commands:

cory help


There are a few properties that can be changed by simply adding them to a config.json file within your project. The JSON object below shows all available options and their default value:

  "port": 4000, // See option "--port" (CLI option will overwrite this)
  "outputDir": "dist", // Path of the directory that will contain the generated site
  "sourceMaps": true, // Enable/disable the generation of sourcemaps for assets
  "defaultLayout": "main", // The default template into which all pages will be wrapped
  "assetDir": "assets" // Default name of the folder that contains the assets