JavaScript Static Site Generators

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Top 6 JavaScript Static Site Generator Projects

  • docsify

    🃏 A magical documentation site generator.

    Project mention: Common Lisp - "The Tutorial" Part 12 - Macros | | 2022-03-23

    Hello, FYI: I used that turns markdown files into a static website without the need of building the site locally or in a CI. Example config. my 2c.

  • Metalsmith

    An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Share Your Personal Site | | 2022-04-06

    I also started to move to hugo, but they didn't merge the pr [2] which would have helped in the transition. :(

    The look is still similar to what it was in the beginning, in terms of colors at least.


  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Harp

    Static Site Server/Generator with built-in preprocessing

    Project mention: SSGs through the ages: The ‘Reinvention’ era | | 2022-02-12


  • 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:

    Project mention: Link component(s) in markdown file | | 2022-01-26


  • front-matter

    Extract YAML front matter from strings

    Project mention: Label automation at your fingertips | | 2021-12-08

    front-matter parser

  • Charge

    ⚡️ An opinionated, zero-config static site generator.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-04-06.

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What are some of the best open-source Static Site Generator projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 docsify 20,665
2 Metalsmith 7,734
3 Harp 4,953
4 gray-matter 2,484
5 front-matter 589
6 Charge 394
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