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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

Ruby

JavaScript

Template Language

Liquid

vue

Based on JS framework

Vue.js

Built-in module bundler

webpack

Static pages (SSG)

Dynamic pages (SSR)

Developer Experience

TypeScript support

Community example

Serverless Functions (API)

Focus on plugin system

Themes ecosystem

Hot reloading

Code Splitting

Manual Code Splitting

Content Preview

Builit-in Optimizations

Third-party Script Optimization

Image Optimization

Community example

An option to disable runtime JS

No runtime JS required by default

Critical CSS Extraction

Starters or examples with common use cases

Data fetching

10+ Headless CMS examples

Authentication

Community example

Community example

Adding search

Community example

Ecommerce

Community example

Community example

Security

Regular security audits by external researchers

Environment Variables

Content Security Policy (CSP)

Custom HTTP headers rules

Custom HTTP headers rules