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Gridsome vs VuePress: What are the differences?

What is Gridsome? Build blazing fast websites for any CMS or data with Vue.js & GraphQL ⚡️💚. 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 VuePress? A static-site generator built by the Vue.js team. A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.

Gridsome and VuePress can be categorized as "Static Site Generators" tools.

Gridsome and VuePress are both open source tools. VuePress with 13K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Gridsome with 3.45K GitHub stars and 175 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, VuePress has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4 company stacks & 26 developers stacks; compared to Gridsome, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Gridsome
Pros of VuePress
  • 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
  • 3
    It's Vue
  • 2
    Created by the vue.js developers
  • 2
    Built in text search feature

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Cons of Gridsome
Cons of VuePress
  • 1
    Still young
  • 1
    Open source
  • 3
    Its Vue

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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 VuePress?

A minimalistic static site generator with a Vue-powered theming system, and a default theme optimized for writing technical documentation. It was created to support the documentation needs of Vue's own sub projects.

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What are some alternatives to Gridsome and VuePress?
Nuxt.js
Nuxt.js presets all the configuration needed to make your development of a Vue.js application enjoyable. You can use Nuxt.js for SSR, SPA, Static Generated, PWA and more.
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.
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.
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.
Hexo
Hexo is a fast, simple and powerful blog framework. It parses your posts with Markdown or other render engine and generates static files with the beautiful theme. All of these just take seconds.
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