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Static Site Generators features

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

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Written in

JavaScript

JavaScript

Template Language

JSX

Angular HTML

Based on JS framework

React
Angular

Built-in module bundler

webpack
webpack

Static pages (SSG)

Dynamic pages (SSR)

Developer Experience

TypeScript support

Serverless Functions (API)

Small pieces of code that run on-demand without managing servers, typically used for API endpoints.

Focus on plugin system

Themes ecosystem

Hot reloading

Code Splitting

Content Preview

Builit-in Optimizations

Third-party Script Optimization

Image Optimization

Community example

An option to disable runtime JS

Community example

Community example

Critical CSS Extraction

Starters or examples with common use cases

Data fetching

10+ Headless CMS examples

Authentication

Community example

Adding search

Community example

Ecommerce

Community example

Security

Regular security audits by external researchers

Environment Variables

Secret configuration settings for your website that change based on where it's deployed (dev, staging, production).

Content Security Policy (CSP)

Community example

Custom HTTP headers rules