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Fast in every way that matters

Gatsby is a free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps

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How Gatsby works

Pull data from anywhere

Data Sources


Contentful, Drupal, WordPress, etc.


Documentation, Posts, etc.


APIs, Databases, YAML, JSON, CSV, etc.


Gatsbypowered byGraphQL 
HTML · CSS · React 


Web Hosting

Netlify, AWS Amplify, GitHub Pages,, Aerobatic, Vercel & many more

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Modern web tech without the headache

Enjoy the power of the latest web technologies – React.js , Webpack , modern JavaScript and CSS and more — all set up and waiting for you to start building.

Bring your own data

Gatsby’s rich data plugin ecosystem lets you build sites with the data you want — from one or many sources: Pull data from headless CMSs, SaaS services, APIs, databases, your file system, and more directly into your pages using GraphQL .

Scale to the entire internet

Gatsby.js is Internet Scale. Forget complicated deploys with databases and servers and their expensive, time-consuming setup costs, maintenance, and scaling fears. Gatsby.js builds your site as “static” files which can be deployed easily on dozens of services.

Future-proof your website

Don't build a website with last decade’s tech. The future of the web is mobile, JavaScript and APIs. Every website is a web app and every web app is a website. Gatsby.js is the universal JavaScript framework you’ve been waiting for.

Progressive Web Apps

Gatsby.js is a PWA (Progressive Web App) generator. You get code and data splitting out-of-the-box. Gatsby loads only the critical HTML, CSS, data, and JavaScript so your site loads as fast as possible. Once loaded, Gatsby prefetches resources for other pages so clicking around the site feels incredibly fast.

Speed past the competition

Gatsby.js builds the fastest possible website. Instead of waiting to generate pages when requested, pre-build pages and lift them into a global cloud of servers — ready to be delivered instantly to your users wherever they are.

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Plugins & Starters

We have the tools to help you build for the web.

Explore the Gatsby Ecosystem


Plugins are packages that extend Gatsby sites. They can source content, transform data, and more!

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Starters are Gatsby sites that are preconfigured for different use cases to give you a head start for your project.

External Resources

A curated list of interesting Gatsby community projects and learning resources like podcasts and tutorials.

Some of our recent favorites


The Gatsby blog

Announcing Gatsby Recipes Alpha 2

Kyle Mathews
 on 8/4/2020
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The Gatsby Newsletter

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