Static site generator supporting Markdown and reStructuredText
Pelican is a static site generator, written in Python.
Write content in reStructuredText or Markdown using your editor of choice
Includes a simple command line tool to (re)generate site files
Easy to interface with version control systems and web hooks
Completely static output is simple to host anywhere
Pelican currently supports:
Chronological content (e.g., articles, blog posts) as well as static pages
Integration with external services (e.g., Google Analytics and Disqus)
Site themes (created using Jinja2 templates)
Publication of articles in multiple languages
Generation of Atom and RSS feeds
Syntax highlighting via Pygments
Importing existing content from WordPress, Dotclear, and other services
Fast rebuild times due to content caching and selective output writing
Check out Pelican’s documentation for further information.
How to get help, contribute, or provide feedback
Pelican’s source code is hosted on GitHub. If you feel like hacking, take 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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