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What is Nikola?

It is a Python package that allows the user to create static websites using Python metadata. Static websites are safer, use fewer resources, and avoid vendor and platform lock-in.
Nikola is a tool in the Static Site Generators category of a tech stack.
Nikola is an open source tool with 2.6K GitHub stars and 440 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nikola's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nikola?

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Nikola.

Nikola Integrations

Python, HTML5, WordPress, Markdown, and Travis CI are some of the popular tools that integrate with Nikola. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Nikola.
Pros of Nikola
IPython (Jupyter) Notebooks
Themes and templates with Mako or Jinja2
Implemented in Python
Open Source

Nikola's Features

  • Host anywhere
  • Fast rebuilds
  • Multiple input formats
  • Batteries included

Nikola Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nikola?
Pelican is a static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Write your weblog entries directly with your editor of choice (vim!) in reStructuredText or Markdown.
Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
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.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Nikola's Followers
9 developers follow Nikola to keep up with related blogs and decisions.