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Motyl is an opinionated static site generator written in Lua.

It uses Mustache as templating system, and all content is written in Markdown.


  • Small and easy to understand code
  • Minimal dependencies (only four Lua rocks)
  • Pages and posts written in Markdown
  • Templates are logic-less and use Mustache
  • Support for categories
  • Customizable URLs (constructed from filename)
  • Atom feed generator