astro-blog VS remark

Compare astro-blog vs remark and see what are their differences.


My personal blog built with (by brandonroberts)


remark is a popular tool that transforms markdown with plugins. These plugins can inspect and change your markup. You can use remark on the server, the client, CLIs, deno, etc. (by remarkjs)
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astro-blog remark
1 31
12 5,745
- 2.9%
2.7 7.0
9 days ago 14 days ago
Astro JavaScript
- MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of astro-blog. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-12.


Posts with mentions or reviews of remark. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-14.
  • NextJS 13 Blog Starter
    6 projects | | 14 Nov 2022
    remark is a powerful and versatile library that will allow us to start working with our markdown .md blog posts. remark-html is a plugin for remark that allows us to serialize our markdown into HTML.
  • I created a Markdown Note-taking App (win, mac, linux) using react, focuses on simplicity
    2 projects | | 1 Oct 2022
    Hi, I'm using remark to handle markdown
  • Converting and customizing Markdown files to HTML with Unified, remark & rehype
    12 projects | | 11 Sep 2022
    remark: "remark is a tool that transforms markdown with plugins. These plugins can inspect and change your markup. You can use remark on the server, the client, CLIs, deno, etc."
  • Building React Components from headless CMS markdown
    5 projects | | 24 Aug 2022
    React Markdown is a React Component to render markdown which lets you create and render custom components instead of standard HTML components. It is safe by default (no dangerouslySetInnerHTML) and allows you to use a wide array of plugins from remarkjs to enhance your markdown.
  • Creating a Developer Portfolio with Next.js and Cosmic
    4 projects | | 19 Jul 2022
    Since we will be writing our content in Markdown, we will need a way to serialize the markdown into HTML. To do this, we will install the dependencies remark and remark-html.
  • Brick by brick: why Docusaurus is a powerful documentation framework
    9 projects | | 6 Jul 2022
    MDX also supports Remark and Rehype plugins, allowing you to augment the syntax and replace content on the fly. What can we do with this? Docusaurus demonstrates this well by creating its own plugins for admonitions, table of contents generation, and creating heading links.
  • Stripe Open Sources Markdoc
    19 projects | | 11 May 2022
    As someone who was about to use Remark ( and Next.js to start a new blog, does this solve something that Remark doesn't? Genuinely curious.
  • Is Astro ready for your blog?
    20 projects | | 24 Apr 2022
    SSG-based blogs almost always have you add content mainly through use of Markdown, so how a platform handles that is particularly important. Astro incorporates both the well-known Remark Markdown parser and rehype tool, and uses plugins from both. Some Remark plugins aren’t compatible with the latest version but, often, a rehype plugin can make up for that. Be sure to check for your specific use case. Also, notably, Astro allows you to put components in the Markdown (I’ll get to components further down). For example, if you’ve already imported an ImageBox.astro component as ImageBox, you could have Markdown like this:
  • NPM Needs: snarkdown
    3 projects | | 10 Apr 2022
    snarkdown is a barebones markdown parser with the sole purpose of converting markdown to HTML. This could be used in cases where you don't need a full fledged tool like marked or remark
  • Powerful Code Blocks with Code Hike and MDX
    7 projects | | 6 Mar 2022
    Now, we must add Code Hike as a Remark plugin. Remark is a simple markdown processor that has a huge ecosystem of plugins.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing astro-blog and remark you can also consider the following projects:

markdown-it - Markdown parser, done right. 100% CommonMark support, extensions, syntax plugins & high speed

marked - A markdown parser and compiler. Built for speed.

rehype - HTML processor powered by plugins part of the @unifiedjs collective

react-markdown - Markdown component for React

gray-matter - Smarter YAML front matter parser, used by metalsmith, Gatsby, Netlify, Assemble, mapbox-gl, phenomic, vuejs vitepress, TinaCMS, Shopify Polaris, Ant Design, Astro, hashicorp, garden, slidev, saber, sourcegraph, and many others. Simple to use, and battle tested. Parses YAML by default but can also parse JSON Front Matter, Coffee Front Matter, TOML Front Matter, and has support for custom parsers. Please follow gray-matter's author:

micromark - the smallest commonmark (optionally gfm) compliant markdown parser that exists; new foundation for @unifiedjs (hundreds of projects w/ billions of downloads for dealing w/ content)

nextjs-prism-markdown - Example using Prism / Markdown with Next.js including switching syntax highlighting themes.

github-markdown-toc - Easy TOC creation for GitHub

fast-xml-parser - Validate XML, Parse XML and Build XML rapidly without C/C++ based libraries and no callback.

mdx - Markdown for the component era

KaTeX - Fast math typesetting for the web.