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Static Site Generators

Rather than having a database in production, these tools build the site into flat files.

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Eleventy

Eleventy is a simpler static site generator in Node.js.

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Gatsby

Gatsby is a free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps.

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Gridsome

Gridsome is a Vue.js-powered modern site generator that makes it easy and fun for developers to create beautiful JAMstack websites & PWAs that are fast by default.

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Harp

The static web server with built-in preprocessing. Harp serves Jade, Markdown, EJS, CoffeeScript, Sass, LESS and Stylus as HTML, CSS & JavaScript—no configuration necessary.

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Hexo

Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. You write posts in Markdown (or other languages) and Hexo generates static files with a beautiful theme in seconds.

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Hugo

Hugo is one of the most popular open-source static site generators. With its amazing speed and flexibility, Hugo makes building websites fun again.

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Jekyll

Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs.

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Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a PHP static site generator using Laravel's Blade templating engine, Markdown for content-driven pages, and Laravel Mix allowing you to compile your CSS and JavaScript assets the same way you're used to in Laravel.

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Metalsmith

An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator in Node.js.

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Middleman

Middleman is a static site generator in Ruby using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development.

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Next.js

With Next.js, server rendering React applications has never been easier, no matter where your data is coming from.

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Nuxt

Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable.

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React Static

React-Static is a fast, lightweight, and powerful progressive static site generator based on React and its ecosystem. It resembles the simplicity and developer experience you're used to in tools like Create React App and has been carefully designed for performance, flexibility, and user/developer experience.

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Stackbit

Stackbit isn't a static site generator in itself, but rather a really clever and useful service for spinning up a new site using your choice of static site generator, theme, CMS, and git service. Just minutes to spin up a new JAMstack site.

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VuePress

VuePress is composed of two parts: a minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation.