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    Hexo Alternatives

    Hexo is described as 'fast, simple and powerful blog framework powered by Node.js which have extensive plugins selections for a Static Site Generator and a great communities' and is a Static Site Generator in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hexo for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Grav, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hexo are Jekyll (Free, Open Source), Hugo (Free, Open Source), Gatsby (Freemium, Open Source) and Pelican (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022
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    1. Grav is an easy to use, yet powerful, opensource CMS that requires no database. In a nutshell, installing Grav is a matter of unzipping the file. It is fast, has sophisticated caching, and a light footprint for optimal performance.
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      alexandrezanni Grav is a CMS (dynamic), Hexo is a staticgen (static).
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    2. Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.


    3. Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages. Hugo flexibly works with many formats and is ideal for blogs, docs, portfolios and much more.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • React
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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      Gatsby provides development teams an open source frontend framework for creating dynamic, optimized websites and a cloud platform for delivering them on a blazing fast edge network.
    4. Static site generator that supports reStructuredText, Markdown, and AsciiDoc formats.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
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      Simpler static site generator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Vue.js
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      Vue-powered Static Site Generator.
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    5. Static site generator for WordPress.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
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      Vapid is an intentionally simple content management system built on the idea that you can create a custom dashboard without ever leaving the HTML.
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      Everything you need to make a static site engine in one binary.
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