Jekyll

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Blog-aware, static site generator in Ruby

What is Jekyll?

Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.
Jekyll is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

271 companies use Jekyll in their tech stacks, including GitHub, Sentry, and Razorpay.

GitHub

Sentry

Razorpay

POP is putting People on Productions

SparkPost

New Relic

MobilePay

www.autotrader.co.uk

Babbel

SeatGeek

Artsy

Youse

Why developers like Jekyll

Github pages integration
Open source
It's slick, customisable and hackerish
Easy to deploy
Straightforward cms for the hacker mindset
Gitlab pages integration
Best for blogging
Low maintenance
Easy to integrate localization