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Static Site Generators for Python

Python is still a public’s favourite in the web industry. While there are less options when talking about static site generators, they are no less powerful (just like Python is).

Sphinx #

Screenshot of the Sphinx websiteSphinx allows yot to create documentation sites. It uses the reStructuredText markup language by default, and can read MyST markdown via third-party extensions.

Learn more at their website.

Nikola #

Screenshot of the Nikola websiteIn goes content, out comes a website, ready to deploy. Nikola is fast. It uses doit, which provides incremental rebuilds — in other words, it rebuilds only the pages that need rebuilding.

Learn more at their website.

Pelican #

Screenshot of the Pelican websitePelican is a static site generator, written in Python. Write your content directly with your editor of choice in reStructuredText or Markdown formats.

Learn more at their website.

Blag #

Screenshot of the Blag websiteblag is a blog-aware, static site generator, written in Python (named after the blag of the webcomic xkcd.). Write in Markdown and use Jinja2 for templates.

Learn more at their website.

Stapy #

Screenshot of the Stapy websiteA Static Site Generator that works with Python on any operating system without additional packages.

Learn more at their website.

Baku #

Screenshot of the Baku websiteA simple, Markdown-based blogging engine/static website generator (successor to Tinkerer)

Learn more at their website.

Lektor #

Screenshot of the Lektor websiteWritten in Python. If you do not want to make a compromise between a CMS and a static blog engine.

Learn more at their website.

Blurry #

Screenshot of the Blurry websiteBlurry brings the concept of schema-first development to static site generators.

Learn more at their website.

These are some of the best static site generators written Python. Are you missing your favourite one? Get in touch with support.


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