Docusaurus – build, deploy and maintain documentation websites

Docusaurus is a static-site generator.

It builds a single-page application with a fast client-side navigation, leveraging the full power of React to make your site interactive. It provides out-of-the-box documentation features, but can be used to create any kind of site (personal website, product, blog, marketing landing pages, etc).

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Built with React:
    • Extend and customize with React.
    • Gain full control of your site’s browsing experience by providing your own React components.
  • Pluggable:
    • Bootstrap your site with a basic template, then use advanced features and plugins.
    • Open source your plugins to share with the community.
  • Developer experience:
    • Start writing your docs right now.
    • Universal configuration entry point to make it more maintainable by contributors.
    • Hot reloading with lightning fast incremental build on changes.
    • Route-based code and data splitting.
    • Publish to GitHub Pages, Netlify, Vercel and other deployment services with ease.
  • SEO friendly:
    • HTML files are statically generated for every possible path.
    • page-specific SEO to help your users land on your official docs directly relating their problems at hand.
  • Powered by MDX:
    • Write interactive components via JSX and React embedded in markdown.
    • Share your code in live editors to get your users love your products on the spot.
  • Search – Your full site is searchable.
  • Document Versioning – Helps you keep documentation in sync with project releases.
  • 18n – Translate your site in multiple locales.

Website: docusaurus.io
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Facebook, Inc. and its affiliate
License: MIT License

Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Return to JavaScript Static Site Frameworks Home Page


Ongoing series
Linux for StartersNew to Linux? Read our Linux for Starters series.
Free and Open Source SoftwareThe largest compilation of the best free and open source software in the universe. Supplied with our legendary ratings charts.
Linux ReviewsHundreds of in-depth reviews offering our unbiased and expert opinion on software.
Alternatives to GoogleAlternatives to Google's Products and Services examines your options to migrate from the Google ecosystem with open source Linux alternatives.
Linux System ToolsEssential Linux system tools looks at small, indispensable utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users.
Linux ProductivityLinux utilities to maximise your productivity. Small, indispensable tools, useful for anyone running a Linux machine.
Home Computer EmulatorsHome computers became commonplace in the 1980s. Emulate home computers such as the ZX81, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum.
Now and ThenNow and Then examines how promising open source software fared over the years.
Linux at HomeLinux at Home looks at a range of home activities where Linux can play its part, making the most of our time at home, keeping active and engaged.
Linux CandyLinux Candy opens up to the lighter side of Linux. Have some fun!
Best Free Android AppsBest Free Android Apps. There's a strict eligibility criteria for inclusion in this series
Programming BooksThese best free books accelerate your learning of every programming language
Programming TutorialsThese free tutorials offer the perfect tonic to the free programming books series
Stars and StripesStars and Stripes is an occasional series looking at the impact of Linux in the USA
Share this article