Comparision of

Eleventy vs Hugo

Feature
Eleventy
Hugo
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GitHub Stars
Written in
JavaScript
Go
Template Language
HTML, Markdown, JavaScript, Liquid, Nunjucks, Handlebars, Mustache, EJS, Haml, Pug
Go-based HTML
Based on JS framework
Built-in module bundler
Created by Dmitry Baranovskiyfrom the Noun Project
eleventy-webpack
eleventy-parcel
Created by Dmitry Baranovskiyfrom the Noun Project
hugo-webpack
hugo-pipes-parcel
Static pages (SSG)
Dynamic pages (SSR)
Developer Experience
TypeScript support
Serverless Functions (API)
Focus on plugin system
medium
Themes ecosystem
Hot reloading
Code Splitting
Manual Code Splitting
Manual Code Splitting
Content Preview
Builit-in Optimizations
Third-party Script Optimization
Image Optimization
An option to disable runtime JS
No runtime JS required by default
No runtime JS required by default
Critical CSS Extraction
Starters or examples with common use cases
Data fetching
10+ Headless CMS examples
Created by Dmitry Baranovskiyfrom the Noun Project
Authentication
Created by Dmitry Baranovskiyfrom the Noun Project
Adding search
Ecommerce
Created by Dmitry Baranovskiyfrom the Noun Project
Security
Regular security audits by external researchers
Environment Variables
Content Security Policy (CSP)
Custom HTTP headers rules
Custom HTTP headers rules
Last updateAugust 24, 2021August 18, 2021

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