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Discussion on: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?

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Bhupesh Varshney 👾

Is there one for Python 😅😅 ?
I am currently using jekyll-now but do not know ruby 😅😅

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Landreville • Edited

There's Nikola which isn't very well known, but I've found it easy to theme and customize heavily.

And Lektor which seems promising and allows defining custom models for posts (to have different metadata, templates, etc depending on the type of post).

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Oyetoke Toby Author

There's Cactus

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Ryan Frazier • Edited

Not exactly python, but 11ty uses nunjucks, a port of jinja2 to javascript, so should feel very familiar. I have been able to do some cool things with it.

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Florian Rand

This is the only one I know but I'm sure if you search in google static site generator python there must be a few.

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Bhupesh Varshney 👾

Yeah i have done that
Doesn't seem soo good

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John Bokma

I have written one in Python:

You can see the site I generate with it at

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E.R. Nurwijayadi

Does anynone know how to setup pelican for use with ?

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Prahlad Yeri • Edited

I was in the same boat, switched to Pelican recently and never been happier! Its the python equivalent of ruby's jekyll.

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Edison Ade

What makes it standout? checked out the website and can't find anything interesting

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hey, Pelican is Python base :)