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Bridgetown

Static Site Generators features

Compare the features of the Static Site Generators to help you choose the right one for your needs.

FeatureGatsbyBridgetown

Written in

JavaScript

Ruby

Template Language

JSX

Liquid

Based on JS framework

React

Built-in module bundler

webpack
webpack

Static pages (SSG)

Dynamic pages (SSR)

Developer Experience

TypeScript support

Serverless Functions (API)

Focus on plugin system

Themes ecosystem

Hot reloading

Code Splitting

Content Preview

Builit-in Optimizations

Third-party Script Optimization

Image Optimization

An option to disable runtime JS

Community example

No runtime JS required by default

Critical CSS Extraction

Starters or examples with common use cases

Data fetching

10+ Headless CMS examples

Authentication

Adding search

Ecommerce

Security

Regular security audits by external researchers

Environment Variables

Content Security Policy (CSP)

Community example

Community example