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Zola Alternatives

Zola is described as 'Everything you need to make a static site engine in one binary' and is a static site generator in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Zola for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Windows. The best alternative is Ghost. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hugo or Jekyll. Other great apps like Zola are Grav, Gatsby, Pelican and Hexo.

Zola alternatives are mainly Static Site Generators but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Website Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Zola.
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  1. Ghost icon

    Ghost

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS
    261 alternatives to Ghost 

    The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownGhost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  2. Hugo icon

    Hugo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    70 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownHugo supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  LightweightHugo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freeHugo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Jekyll

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    110 alternatives to 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, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJekyll supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. Grav icon

    Grav

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Markdown
    • Cloudron
    185 alternatives to Grav 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownGrav supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGrav can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationGrav supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    The basic folder structure is self-explaining
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    Gatsby

    • Self-Hosted
    • React
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    90 alternatives to Gatsby 

    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.

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    Pelican

    • Self-Hosted
    78 alternatives to Pelican 

    Static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

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    1.  Support for MarkDownPelican supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Pelican.
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    Hexo

    32 alternatives to Hexo 

    Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework powered by Node.js which have extensive plugins selections for a Static Site Generator and a great communities.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHexo can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for MarkDownHexo supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Node BasedHexo supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
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    Mozello

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    175 alternatives to Mozello 

    Create beautiful, modern and mobile-ready website, blog or online store in just 5 minutes. Mozello is the world's easiest to use website builder.

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    1.  Ad-freeMozello doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    VuePress

    • Self-Hosted
    • Vue.js
    86 alternatives to VuePress 

    Vue-powered Static Site Generator.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Staticman

    84 alternatives to Staticman 

    Static sites with superpowers.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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