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Gridsome

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Hugo

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Pros of Gatsby
Pros of Gridsome
Pros of Hugo
  • 20
    Generated websites are super fast
  • 14
    Fast
  • 12
    GraphQL
  • 8
    Progressive Web Apps generation
  • 7
    Easy to connect with lots of CMS via official plugins
  • 7
    Reusable components (React)
  • 6
    Allows to use markdown files as articles
  • 4
    Static-sites
  • 4
    Images
  • 3
    Easy to connect with Drupal via official plugin
  • 3
    All the benefits of a static website + React+GraphQL
  • 3
    List of starters as base for new project
  • 2
    Open source
  • 1
    Gitlab pages integration
  • 1
    Incremental Build
  • 15
    Vuejs
  • 10
    GraphQL
  • 6
    Starter kit as a base for new project
  • 5
    Reusable components (Vue)
  • 4
    Open source
  • 3
    Allows to use markdown files as articles
  • 3
    Static-sites
  • 2
    Generated websites are super fast
  • 2
    Blogging website
  • 0
    Webpack
  • 45
    Lightning fast
  • 26
    Single Executable
  • 23
    Easy setup
  • 22
    Great development community
  • 21
    Open source
  • 12
    Write in golang
  • 6
    LiveReload built in
  • 6
    Hacker mindset
  • 6
    Not HTML only - JSON, RSS
  • 3
    Easy to customize themes
  • 3
    Gitlab pages integration
  • 2
    Fast builds
  • 1
    Well documented
  • 1
    Easy to learn
  • 1
    Very fast builds

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Cons of Gatsby
Cons of Gridsome
Cons of Hugo
  • 6
    No ssr
  • 3
    Very slow builds
  • 3
    Documentation isn't complete.
  • 2
    Slow builds
  • 2
    Flash of unstyled content issues
  • 2
    For-profit
  • 1
    Too many dependencies
  • 1
    Difficult debugging
  • 1
    Problematic between develop and build commands
  • 1
    Plugin driven development
  • 1
    Difficult maintenance
  • 1
    Still young
  • 1
    Open source
  • 4
    No Plugins/Extensions
  • 2
    Template syntax not friendly
  • 1
    Quick builds

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What is Gatsby?

Gatsby lets you build blazing fast sites with your data, whatever the source. Liberate your sites from legacy CMSs and fly into the future.

What is Gridsome?

Build websites using latest web tech tools that developers love - Vue.js, GraphQL and Webpack. Get hot-reloading and all the power of Node.js. Gridsome makes building websites fun again.

What is Hugo?

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.

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Next.js
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Jekyll
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WordPress
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