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Awesome Static Web Site Generators

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A static web site generator is an application that takes plain text files and compiles them to HTML files.

Blogs

  • 11ty - Eleventy is a simpler static site generator. - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • ABlog - A Sphinx extension that converts any documentation or personal website project into a full-fledged blog. - #Python
  • Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework. - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • Hyde - #Python
  • Jekyll - Jekyll is a simple, blog-aware, static site generator perfect for personal, project, or organization sites. - #Ruby
  • Journey - #Go
  • Nikola - #Python
  • Octopress - Similar to Jekyll but where everything you need is already setup. - #Ruby #Jekyll
  • Orchid Posts - Add Jekyll-like blogging functionality to your Orchid site. - #Orchid #Java #Kotlin
  • Pelican - Uses Markdown or ReST for content and Jinja 2 for themes. - #Python
  • Qgoda - Arbitrary taxonomies and cross-links, multi-lingua. - #Perl
  • Spress - #PHP
  • Static - Supports org-mode and markdown. - #Clojure
  • Tinkere - #Python

CMS

  • Lektor - An easy to use static CMS and blog engine. - #Python
  • Publii - Easy-to-use desktop app to generate static websites. - #JavaScript #Electron
  • Tipe - An easy to use API-first CMS engine to generate static sites. - #JavaScript
  • Yellow - For people who make websites. - #PHP

Documentation

  • Docnado - A rapid documentation tool that will blow you away; batteries and style included. - #Python #Jinja2
  • DocPad - #JavaScript #CoffeeScript #Node.js
  • Docusaurus - Easy to maintain open source documentation websites. - #JavaScript #React
  • Orchid Javadoc - Create beautiful Javadocs for your project within your Orchid site. - #Orchid #Java #Kotlin
  • Slate - #Ruby
  • Sphinx - #Python
  • MkDocs - Write your docs in Markdown and configure the generator with a single YAML configuration file. - #Python

Frameworks

  • Assemble - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • Cactus - #Python
  • coil - #elixir
  • Complexity - for those who like to work in HTML - #Python
  • Cuttlebelle - The react static site generator that separates editing and code concerns = #JavaScript #Node.js #React.js
  • Flask-Frozen - Freezes a Flask application into a set of static files. - #Python #Flask
  • Gaiden - A tool that makes it easy to create documentation with Markdown. - #Groovy
  • Gatsby - #JavaScript #Node.js #React.js
  • Grain - #Groovy
  • Hakyll - Hakyll is a Haskell library for generating static sites, mostly aimed at small-to-medium sites and personal blogs. It is written in a very configurable way and uses an xmonad-like DSL for configuration. - #Haskell
  • Harp - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • Hugo - It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. - #Go
  • Ivy - It's small, elegant, and easy to use. - #Python
  • JBake #Java
  • LambdaPad - #Erlang
  • m4-bakery - #make #m4
  • Metalsmith - An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator. - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • Middleman - Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development. - #Ruby
  • nanoc - Flexible support for small personal to large corporate web sites. - #Ruby
  • obelisk - #elixir
  • Orchid - A beautiful and truly unique documentation engine and static site generator. - #Java #Kotlin
  • Pagegen - #Python
  • Phenomic - Modern static website generator based on the React and Webpack ecosystem. - #Javascript #Node.js #React.js
  • Phrozn - #PHP
  • React Static - A progressive static-site framework for React. - '#React.js'
  • Sculpin - #PHP
  • Sitegen - #Lua #MoonScript
  • Tags - #Python
  • Urubu - #Python
  • VuePress - Vue.js powered static site generator. - #JavaScript
  • webgen - #Ruby
  • Wintersmith - #JavaScript #Node.js
  • yst - Powered by YAML. - #Haskell

Photography

Single Page

  • Flatdoc - a small JavaScript file that fetches Markdown files and renders them as full pages. - #JavaScript

Wikis

  • Docnado - A rapid documentation tool that will blow you away; batteries and style included. - #Python #Jinja2
  • Gollum - Gollum is a simple wiki system built on top of Git. - #Ruby
  • GitBook - Modern documentation format and toolchain using Git and Markdown. - #GitBook
  • ikiwiki - #Haskell
  • Orchid Wiki - A Gitbook-like wiki for your Orchid site. - #Orchid #Java #Kotlin

Helpful Tools and Services

  • Chartspree - Creates svg based charts for your static web sites.
  • Formspree - Adds functional forms to your static web sites.
  • git-annex - Configure git-annex for a public repository for a static web site.

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