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getpelican
10.1K Stars 1.7K Forks GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 3.4K Commits 48 Opened issues

Description

Static site generator that supports Markdown and reST syntax. Powered by Python.

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Pelican |build-status| |pypi-version| |repology|

Pelican is a static site generator, written in Python_.

  • Write content in reStructuredText_ or Markdown_ using your editor of choice
  • Includes a simple command line tool to (re)generate site files
  • Easy to interface with version control systems and web hooks
  • Completely static output is simple to host anywhere

Features

Pelican currently supports:

  • Chronological content (e.g., articles, blog posts) as well as static pages
  • Integration with external services (e.g., Google Analytics and Disqus)
  • Site themes (created using Jinja2_ templates)
  • Publication of articles in multiple languages
  • Generation of Atom and RSS feeds
  • Syntax highlighting via Pygments_
  • Importing existing content from WordPress, Dotclear, and other services
  • Fast rebuild times due to content caching and selective output writing

Check out

Pelican's documentation
_ for further information.

How to get help, contribute, or provide feedback

See our

contribution submission and feedback guidelines 
_.

Source code

Pelican's source code is

hosted on GitHub
. If you feel like hacking, take a look at
Pelican's internals
.

Why the name "Pelican"?

"Pelican" is an anagram of calepin, which means "notebook" in French.

.. Links

.. _Python: https://www.python.org/ .. _reStructuredText: http://docutils.sourceforge.net/rst.html .. _Markdown: https://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/ .. _Jinja2: https://palletsprojects.com/p/jinja/ .. _Pygments: https://pygments.org/ .. _

Pelican's documentation
: https://docs.getpelican.com/ .. _
Pelican's internals
: https://docs.getpelican.com/en/latest/internals.html .. _
hosted on GitHub
: https://github.com/getpelican/pelican

.. |build-status| image:: https://img.shields.io/github/workflow/status/getpelican/pelican/build :target: https://github.com/getpelican/pelican/actions :alt: GitHub Actions CI: continuous integration status .. |pypi-version| image:: https://img.shields.io/pypi/v/pelican.svg :target: https://pypi.org/project/pelican/ :alt: PyPI: the Python Package Index .. |repology| image:: https://repology.org/badge/tiny-repos/pelican.svg :target: https://repology.org/project/pelican/versions :alt: Repology: the packaging hub

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