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A generic static site generator built using flatiron, plates, and marked.

Blacksmith sites have a specific directory structure for storing the various parts of your site: settings, layout, partials, pages, and content. Content exists in two forms:

  • Markdown files that blacksmith will render.
  • Supporting content such as css and images.

All content will be rendered into /public. To render a blacksmith site:


Each blacksmith site defines a hierarchical set of components which can be composed to create any type of site you want! A couple of examples:

  • A Blog
  • A Documentation Site
  • A Custom Splash Page or Content Site