Bridgetown Alternatives

    Bridgetown is described as 'In a nutshell, Bridgetown is a static site generator. You give it text written in an author-friendly markup language like Markdown, and it uses layouts and templates to build a website and save the compiled HTML, CSS, and Javascript to an output folder' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Bridgetown for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Mac, Windows and npm. The best alternative is GitBook, which is free. Other great apps like Bridgetown are Sphinx (Free, Open Source), MkDocs (Free, Open Source), Daux.io (Free, Open Source) and Docsify.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 19, 2021

    1. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats: Static Website: This is the default format, it generates a complete interactive static website.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Python
      Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation, written by Georg Brandl and licensed under the BSD license.


    2. MkDocs is a fast, simple and downright gorgeous static site generator that's geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in Markdown, and configured with a single YAML configuration file.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Private Packagist
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Daux.io is a documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly. It helps you create great looking documentation in a developer friendly way.
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    3. docsify generates your documentation website on the fly. Unlike GitBook, it does not generate static html files. Instead, it smartly loads and parses your Markdown files and displays them as website. All you need to do is create an index.
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    4. Gitbook alternative in Rust.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • JavaScript
      • Node.JS
      • npm
      Docpress generates websites from your project's basic documentation; that is, at the very least, a README.md file. It also supports multiple Markdown pages in docs/.
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    5. A documentation generator that builds HTML output based on Markdown files. Supports Markdown specs and offers a wide set of custom components using Markdown-like syntax. Builds Reference Source documentation for .NET projects (more added soon).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DocFX generates Documentation directly from source code (.NET, RESTful API, JavaScript, Java, etc...) and Markdown files.
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    6. A static site generator for creating documentation sites from AsciiDoc content aggregated from multiple repositories. Made by the creators of Asciidoctor.
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