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Nikola, a Static Site and Blog Generator

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

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Why Static Websites?

Static websites are safer, use fewer resources, and avoid vendor and platform lock-in. You can read more about this in the

Nikola Handbook
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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 the dozens of
    available plugins
    _
  • Small codebase (programmers can understand all of Nikola core in a day)
  • reStructuredText
    _ or Markdown as input language (also Wiki, BBCode, Textile, and HTML)
  • Easy
    image galleries
    _ (just drop files in a folder!)
  • Syntax highlighting for almost any programming language or markup
  • Multilingual sites,
    translated to 50 languages.
    __
  • Doesn't reinvent wheels, leverages existing tools.
  • Python 3.5+ compatible.

.. Nikola Handbook: https://getnikola.com/handbook.html#why-static _ https://users.getnikola.com/ .. Themable: https://themes.getnikola.com .. _doit: https://pydoit.org .. _available plugins: https://plugins.getnikola.com/ .. _reStructuredText: https://getnikola.com/quickstart.html .. _image galleries: https://getnikola.com/galleries/demo/ _ https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/nikola/

Nikola Architecture

.. image:: https://getnikola.com/images/architecture.png

Installation Instructions

Assuming you have pip installed::

pip install Nikola

For optional features::

pip install "Nikola[extras]"

For tests::

pip install "Nikola[extras,tests]"

For more information, see https://getnikola.com/

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