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Docusaurus Alternatives

Docusaurus is described as 'project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites' and is a documentation generator in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Docusaurus for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Mac, Windows and Python. The best alternative is GitBook, which is free. Other great apps like Docusaurus are MkDocs, Docsify.js, Daux.io and mdBook.

Docusaurus alternatives are mainly Documentation Generators but may also be Static Site Generators or Blog Publishing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Docusaurus.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted

Docusaurus is a project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites.

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  1. GitBook icon

    GitBook

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:

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    MkDocs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python

    MkDocs is 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.

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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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    Daux.io

    • 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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  5. mdBook icon

    mdBook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rust

    Gitbook alternative in Rust.

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  6. Archivy icon

    Archivy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Docker
    • Nix Package Manager

    A self-hosted knowledge repository that allows you to safely preserve useful content that contributes to your own personal, searchable and extensible wiki.

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    SkyDocs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    SkyDocs is a software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks !

    The homepage of SkyDocs (built with SkyDocs).
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    Retype

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    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).

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    Orchid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Orchid is a general-purpose static site generator with a focus on extensibility, and aimed at developers looking to improve their technical documentation.

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  10. Docpress

    • 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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