When comparing Postach.io vs Hexo, the Slant community recommends Hexo for most people. In the question“What are the best solutions for a personal blog?” Hexo is ranked 5th while Postach.io is ranked 12th.
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Pro Good themes
Well-designed themes, more than you would expect for a lightweight solution.
Pro Familiar to Evernote users
It's based on a tool you probably already know well and use a lot. No need to go anywhere else.
Pro Customizable themes
You can change the look and layout of your blog.
Pro Blog using Evernote
Use your Evernote app notes as content for your blog. Just add a "published" tag to your note and you're done.
Pro Markdown support
You can write using Markdown syntax on Postach.io.
Pro Custom domain support
Postachio.io allows for using your own custom domain.
Pro Multimedia support
Any media file you can use in Evernote, such as images, audio, video can be used in Postach.io.
Pro Comments system
People can leave comments on your blog via the Disqus comments system.
Pro RSS feeds
People can subscribe to your blog using RSS feeds.
Pro Fast and easy to use
Pro Generating a blog is pretty fast
Generating a new blog with Hexo is generally really fast. Hexo truly lives up to it's name as a simple and fast static website generator.
Pro Deployment is easy and fast
Hexo built sites can be easily deployed to Github pages, Heroku, Openshift (custom cartridge needs to be setup) or any other custom solution (just copy over the
public folder). Any deployment is as simple as editing the
_config.yml file and running the
Pro Complete and helpful documentation
Hexo's documentation is very thorough and helpful, especially for people who are just starting with it.
Pro Constantly updated and actively maintained
Hexo's repository in GitHub is very active and it's actively being maintained. Updates are released every two or three months.
Con Relatively large community but the majority is non-english speakers
Hexo has a relatively large following and community, especially in China. While this is certainly a positive, many developers who do not know chinese would be unable to follow all the guides and tutorials out there written by their chineses counterparts.