Static site generator supporting Markdown and reStructuredText
Pelican is a static site generator, written in Python.
Compose content in Markdown or reStructuredText using your editor of choice
Simple command-line tool (re)generates HTML, CSS, and JS from your source content
Easy to interface with version control systems and web hooks
Completely static output is simple to host anywhere
Pelican’s feature highlights include:
Chronological content (e.g., articles, blog posts) as well as static pages
Integration with external services
Site themes (created using Jinja2 templates)
Publication of articles in multiple languages
Generation of Atom and RSS feeds
Code syntax highlighting via Pygments
Import existing content from WordPress, Dotclear, or RSS feeds
Fast rebuild times due to content caching and selective output writing
Extensible via a rich plugin ecosystem: Pelican Plugins
Check out the Pelican documentation for further information.
How to get help, contribute, or provide feedback
Pelican’s source code is hosted on GitHub. For information on how it works, have a look at Pelican’s internals.
Why the name “Pelican”?
“Pelican” is an anagram of calepin, which means “notebook” in French.
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