There are many ways to build a website. If you’re considering Gatsby, you may also be looking at some alternatives:
- JAMstack frameworks such as Jekyll, Next.js, and Nuxt.js let you put text or markdown in a specific directory such as
pages/in a version-controlled codebase. They then build a specific kind of site, usually a blog, as HTML files from the content you’ve added. These files can be cached and served from a CDN.
Coming from the JAMstack world?Compare Gatsby vs JAMstack
Coming from the CMS world?Compare Gatsby vs CMS
The chart below details Gatsby’s capabilities in comparison with a representative from each category. Click on any row to see a more detailed explanation on that feature and our rating for each system.
|Category||Gatsby||JAMstack frameworks||Traditional CMS|
|Builds a site that is fast with small response time, completely accessible and responsive to user input.|
|Delivering robust functionality that is stable, speedy, and visually intuitive to developers|
|Provides monitor, measure, management and security to your site|
|Enables access to site content and functionality to literally anyone|
|Detailed technical guides with tutorials and examples.|
|Resources that facilitate development as they integrate with each other|
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