Questions tagged [static-site-generator]

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Static site generator with GUI

I need a CMS static site generator for creating/editing static websites locally on my desktop. Formal requirements: FLOSS; native installation on GNU/Linux; with GUI; must not require a local server (...
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Generate static picture gallery website with image captions from EXIF tags

I am looking for a (command line) tool (preferably in Python) which generates a static picture gallery website from a folder of images. The generated webpage should show along the photo the caption ...
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Static site generator with dynamic pages

I am looking for a static site generator that has dynamic pages support, like Middleman has. (I am having trouble with Middleman not reading data files in configuration.) I want a page, from a ...
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Program to build and update a static blog (Windows)

I'm looking for a portable program that will run under Windows 7 and will output all files needed for a static blog, in HTML, to be readable offline and uploaded by FTP to a website if required. Real-...
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Static site generator with preview server and built-in automatic live reload

I’m looking for a static site generator that is FLOSS and runs natively on GNU/Linux. The tool must not: require a separate local server (e.g., I don’t want to run an Apache with PHP to be able to ...
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*Portable* static blog generators that run on Win7 x64?

Are there any portable static blog generators that run on Windows 7 x64? I mean ones where you can store all files for a blog and all programs required to update it on a flash drive connect the flash ...
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Linux-compatible static site generator with a flexible, powerful and well-documented templating engine and out-of-the-box markdown support?

I have used a few different static site generators including: GitBook Hexo HubPress Hugo Jekyll Pelican and each lacked a very important feature: a flexible, powerful and well-documented templating ...
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software to deploy fast markdown to HTML static pages?

I want an web application that I can deploy markdown notes and serve it into HTML static pages quickly. Minimal css and very minimal formatting. Is there a web application that does this? The idea ...
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Static site generator that works like GitHub with blog features?

I'm looking for a static site generator that works like GitHub and has basic blogging features. What I mean by 'works like GitHub' is mostly how Markdown gets rendered and relative links between ...
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Looking for a Static Blog Generator

I want to build my own personal portfolio with a blog attached. So I am looking for a static blog generator where: The static generator is built with JavaScript. This is so that if I ever need extra ...
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Command line tool to compile HTML files — for building static HTML sites

I'm looking for a command line tool that would watch a project directory and compile HTML files. Use-case description: Occasionally I'm building static HTML sites. But changing footer and header ...
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Static site generator that supports URLs without trailing slash and file extension

I need a static site generator (FLOSS, GNU/Linux) that can generate internal hyperlinks (to corresponding generated HTML files) without trailing slash, and without file extension. This should be an ...
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Static site authoring with Github Wiki (.md rendering from Git with custom CSS)?

I am relatively happy with Github wiki for a bunch of projects, but would like to see the wiki content on mysite.com with a custom CSS (without the Github chrome). There must be a tool that has pre-...
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A Wiki using flat files and a mobile app?

For my workflow, I'm looking for a combination of features in a note taking system that I am having some trouble finding (I might just be looking in the wrong places). These are: I have a lot of ...
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Windows static site generator

In the past, I've used laravel, which had the blade templateing engine. It was beautiful. It was simple. It made my life so much easier. Now for my current employer, I'm manually updating 20+ with ...
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Static Website Membership Options: Any alternatives (open source or paid) to MemberSpace?

I've come across an interesting and robust membership management system for static websites called MemberSpace.com. Unfortunately I'm not thrilled with its content gating options: Is MemberSpace ...
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Open Source CMS/static site generator for clients and developers

I have seen huge lists of static site generators and also many, many CMS's with various feature sets. While I, as a developer, have personally use a few of these myself nearly all of them contain ...
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Fast Static Site Generator for sites with lots of large images

I wrote a photography website using GatsbyJS, gatsby-transformer-sharp, the Directus CMS, and gatsby-source-directus7. It was super easy in development and created a blazing fast static website. The ...
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(Very) simple static site generator with template for non-blog site

[Please see update at the bottom.] A couple of years ago I made a homepage using only a free HTML template. It is, of course, fully manual and very simple. The content is text pages and one or two ...
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Static site generator for presenting an overview of projects on a single page

I'm looking for a static site generator that I can use for a website that will present some projects I am working on. Each project will have these things: Title (text) Description (text) Project ...
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Website building tool for someone moving from FrontPage?

i'm helping a friend create a new website, he has a number of requirements: Ability to import the old site (html-based) and keep all the permalinks as they are Multiple (15) parts of the website ("...
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Static site generator that generates also an .htaccess

Is there a static site generator (FLOSS and for GNU/Linux) that generates, in addition to the website, an .htaccess file for an Apache webserver? With usual static site generators, I’d have to ...
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Static blog generator with ability to add pictures

I have been using static blogs for blogging since 2 years now but every time I have add pictures, it's extra work of uploading the image to a third party provider like imgur, copying the link, pasting ...
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I am looking for a website publishing tool lighter than wordpress

I want to set up a website for client, who at first only wants to publish some information and then maybe later wants change the text or maybe in the future wants to write a new text. So just for ...
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website preprocessor to embed .css files into .html files

I'm looking for a tool that will embed link CSS files into the .html file. This tool would scan the .html file. It would replace a line like: <link rel="stylesheet" href="main.css" type="text/css"...
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Looking for a static Blog/CMS written in python

I'm looking for a static Blog/CMS written Python. The features of my ideal one are: WYSIWYG editing or alternatively a powerful flavour of markdown No need of building posts/pages Flexible and ...
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static site generator

I'm looking for a static site generator that supports (preferably all of) the following features: free and open-source is indeed static, i.e., no javascript et al in the generated content, usable ...
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Fulltext-Search plugin for Vuepress static site generator?

These days I am writing technical documentation with Markdown, using the Vuepress static site generator. The default theme has a search box built in, but this search box only indexes the Headlines ...
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Finding a Static Site Generator that allows me to add javascript animations using threejs and mathboxjs

I am looking for static website generator to develop a personal blog. I want to include javascript animations into the posts, to visualize data or various examine some math models. However, I have not ...
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Open source personal journal

I'm looking for a open source personal journal At this moment I'm using Nikola with kramdown. But what I'm searching for should have: Static generator. Built-in web server. Nice editor. I have no ...