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A simple, blog-aware static site generator.

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Jekyll is a “simple, blog-aware, static site generator perfect for personal, project, or organization sites.” Its first release dates back to 2009, making it one of the most mature static site generators available. It has built-in support for GitHub Pages and one of the largest collections of community-maintained themes available.

Topic Jekyll
Language Ruby
Markup AsciiDoc, Markdown
Templating Liquid


Jekyll has native support for the Kramdown flavor of Markdown (a non-standard implementation), and supports CommonMark and AsciiDoc through third-party plugins (which were used in the benchmarks below).