Hugo VS Jekyll

Compare Hugo vs Jekyll and see what are their differences.

Jekyll

:globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby (by jekyll)
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Hugo Jekyll
283 148
59,745 44,893
2.1% 0.8%
9.8 9.1
2 days ago 6 days ago
Go Ruby
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

Hugo

Posts with mentions or reviews of Hugo. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-27.

Jekyll

Posts with mentions or reviews of Jekyll. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Hugo and Jekyll you can also consider the following projects:

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

eleventy πŸ•šβš‘οΈ - A simpler static site generator. An alternative to Jekyll. Transforms a directory of templates (of varying types) into HTML.

MkDocs - Project documentation with Markdown.

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

obsidian-export - Rust library and CLI to export an Obsidian vault to regular Markdown

astro - Build fast websites, faster. πŸš€πŸ§‘β€πŸš€βœ¨

Docusaurus - Easy to maintain open source documentation websites.

Middleman - Hand-crafted frontend development

gutenberg - A fast static site generator in a single binary with everything built-in. https://www.getzola.org

Lektor - The lektor static file content management system