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Nikola

Nikola is a Static Site and Blog Generator

In goes content, out comes a website, ready to deploy.

What Can Nikola Do?

It has many features, but here are some of the nicer ones:

  • Blogs, with tags, feeds, archives, comments, etc.
  • Themable
  • Fast builds, thanks to doit
  • Flexible, extensible via plugins
  • Small codebase (programmers can understand all of Nikola core in a day)
  • reStructuredText [Cheatsheet] or Markdown as input language (also Wiki, BBCode, Textile, AsciiDoc, Python Notebooks, Misaka, Pandoc, txt2tags, orgmode, and HTML)
  • Easy image galleries (just drop files in a folder!)
  • Syntax highlighting for almost any programming language or markup
  • Multilingual sites, translated to 18 languages.
  • Doesn’t reinvent wheels, leverages existing tools.
  • Python 2 and 3 compatible.