Eleventy – simpler static site generator

Eleventy is a simpler static site generator.

It transforms a directory of templates (of varying types) into HTML. It’s zero-config by default but has flexible configuration options. It works with your project’s existing directory structure.

The software uses independent template engines.

While Eleventy uses JavaScript in node.js to transform templates into content, importantly (by default) it does not recommend nor force your HTML to include any Eleventy-specific client-side JavaScript

Features include:

  • Mix and match templating engines to allow easy migration of existing content.
  • Works with your project’s existing directory structure.
  • Works with multiple template language including HTML, Markdown, Liquid, Nunjucks, Handlebars, Mustache, EJS, Haml, Pug, and JavaScript Template Literals. You can pick one or use them all together in a single project.
  • Incremental – flexible enough to allow conversion of only a few templates at a time. Migrate as fast or as slow as you’d like.
  • Works great with data — use both front matter and external data files to inject content into templates.

Website: www.11ty.dev
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Zach Leatherman
License: MIT License

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