Static Sites

christian-fei/Simple-Jekyll-Search - "A JavaScript library to add search functionality to any Jekyll blog."

Forestry - “A static CMS that commits”

Lunr - "Designed to be small, yet full featured, Lunr enables you to provide a great search experience without the need for external, server-side, search services."

Netlify CMS - “Open source content management for your Git workflow”

Pingy - “All Your Sites In Your Menu Bar … Pingy gives web designers a simple and complete UI for creating, sharing, and deploying websites. … It includes everything you need to go from concept to prototype to deployment. And best of all, no command line required.”

Pingy CLI - “The Simple Frontend Build Tool … Pingy CLI works with Sass, Less, Stylus, Jade, Pug, Markdown, EJS, Bublé, LiveScript, Babel & Coffeescript with more coming soon.”

unified - "Building a bridge between formats"


Couscous - “Couscous turns Markdown documentation into beautiful websites. It's GitHub Pages on steroids.”

Docsify - “A magical documentation site generator. Simple and lightweight (~18kB gzipped). No statically built html files. Multiple themes.”


Middleman - "Build static websites with an easy-to-use framework . Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development."

Metalsmith - “An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator.”

myles/awesome-static-generators - “A curated list of static web site generators.”

Sculpin - "Sculpin is a static site generator written in PHP. It converts Markdown files, Twig templates and standard HTML into a static HTML site that can be easily deployed." GitHub.

StaticGen - “A List of Static Site Generators for JAMstack Sites”

Static Site Generators - “The definitive listing of Static Site Generators — all 458 of them!”

Hosting & Deployment

b-long/awesome-static-hosting-and-cms - “A collection of awesome static hosting providers, content management systems, and curated articles.”

Firebase Hosting - “Firebase Hosting provides fast and secure hosting for your web app and your static and dynamic content.”

Netlify - Free static website hosting. “Global CDN, Continuous Deployment, one click HTTPS and more…”

Surge - “Simple, single-command web publishing. Publish HTML, CSS, and JS for free, without leaving the command line.”

  • Integrating with CircleCI #article - “Continuous Deployment services like CircleCI make it possible to run publish your project on Surge each time you push to a GitHub repository.”

Services & APIs

agarrharr/awesome-static-website-services - “A curated list of awesome static websites services”

Formspree - "Connect your form to our endpoint and we’ll email you the submissions. No PHP, Javascript or sign up required — perfect for static sites!"

Getform - “Easy form endpoints. Form backend platform for designers and developers”

Open Source Image Charts - “Generate a Chart Image from URL. Create static charts for embedding in email, SMS, reports, and more.”

Sheetsu - “Turn Google Spreadsheets into JSON API”

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