The Best Static Site Generators

Based on github stars

Top 15 Most Popular Static Site Generators
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2023 Jun Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Next.js JavaScript React 121,947 10.0 26.72%
2 - 2 Hugo Go 73,131 9.8 16.02%
3 - 3 Gatsby JavaScript React 55,097 9.1 12.07%
4 5 nuxt - 52,727 9.9 11.55%
5 4 Jekyll Ruby Liquid 48,480 8.8 10.62%
6 - 6 Hexo JavaScript 38,730 8.1 8.49%
7 - 7 VuePress JavaScript Vue 22,395 3.9 4.91%
8 - 8 eleventy 🕚⚡️ JavaScript Liquid 16,429 9.4 3.60%
9 - 9 Pelican Python Jinja2 12,339 9.0 2.70%
10 - 10 Gridsome JavaScript Vue 8,533 0.0 1.87%
11 12 Nikola Python 2,571 7.9 0.56%
12 11 Scully JavaScript Angular 2,551 0.0 0.56%
13 - 13 Sculpin PHP Markdown 1,458 5.8 0.32%
  • Rating - the percentage of stars of a particular project from the total number.
  • Activity - a relative number between 0 and 10 representing the commits activity of a project.
    9+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 10% of most actively developed projects.
    5+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 50% of most active projects.

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