front-matter VS Metalsmith

Compare front-matter vs Metalsmith and see what are their differences.

front-matter

Extract YAML front matter from strings (by jxson)

Metalsmith

An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator. (by metalsmith)
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front-matter Metalsmith
3 4
590 7,736
- 0.2%
1.1 7.6
5 months ago 1 day ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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front-matter

Posts with mentions or reviews of front-matter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-08.

Metalsmith

Posts with mentions or reviews of Metalsmith. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-06.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing front-matter and Metalsmith you can also consider the following projects:

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: https://github.com/jonschlinkert

docsify - 🃏 A magical documentation site generator.

Hugo - The world’s fastest framework for building websites.

Wintersmith - A flexible static site generator

Jekyll - :globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

Hexo - A fast, simple & powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js.

Brunch - :fork_and_knife: Web applications made easy. Since 2011.

Assemble - Get the rocks out of your socks! Assemble makes you fast at web development! Used by thousands of projects for rapid prototyping, themes, scaffolds, boilerplates, e-books, UI components, API documentation, blogs, building websites/static site generator, an alternative to Jekyll for gh-pages and more! Gulp- and grunt-friendly.

Phenomic

Pelican - Static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Powered by Python.