When comparing Webhook vs Hexo, the Slant community recommends Hexo for most people. In the question“What are the best static site generators?” Hexo is ranked 12th while Webhook is ranked 20th.
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Pro MIT Open Source
A very flexible license to do whatever you want. Code available on GitHub.
Pro Friendly CMS that clients can use
Webhook has a CMS admin page that can be access on the live site. This lets your clients login and edit the site like a traditional CMS system.
Pro Works with Firebase
Rather than store the data in flat files, Webhook stores your data in Firebase, where it can be accessed similar to JSON from other applications.
Pro Flexible Content Creation
Lets you describe your own content types and their own fields easily from the admin interface.
Pro Fast and easy to use
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 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 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.
Pro Complete and helpful documentation
Hexo's documentation is very thorough and helpful, especially for people who are just starting with it.
Con Requires registration
Even simple command line tools require registration.
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.