Alternatives to Hexo for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Jekyll

    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...

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  • Hugo

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • VuePress

    Simplicity First Minimal setup with markdown-centered project structure helps you focus on writing. Vue-Powered Enjoy the dev experience of Vue + webpack, use Vue...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted Vue.js

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  • GatsbyJS

    Modern web tech without the headache Enjoy the power of the latest web technologies – React.js, Webpack, modern JavaScript and CSS and more — all setup and waiting for...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted React

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  • Vapid

    Vapid is an intentionally simple content management system built on the idea that you can create a custom dashboard without ever leaving the HTML. FASTEST WAY TO...

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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  • MiddleMan

    Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development. Check out middlemanapp.com for detailed tutorials, including a getting...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Ruby ... Ruby on Rails

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  • Habu

    Habu is likely the simplest static blog generator you'll encounter, no bullshit.

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  • Backdrop CMS

    Backdrop CMS is a simple, lightweight, and easy to use Content Management System used to build attractive, professional websites.

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  • Zox

    Zox.js is a web framework for static sites and GraphQL API. It can build static pages using markdown and yaml with greater flexibility than other static site...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • Nanoc

    Nanoc is a static-site generator, fit for building anything from a small personal blog to a large corporate website.

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  • Glyph static site generator

    Glyph is a static site generator that uses Github issues and GitHub Pages. It essentially converts Issues into full-fledged blog posts which yields an advanced but...

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