When comparing Webhook vs Sitegen, the Slant community recommends Webhook for most people. In the question“What are the best static site generators?” Webhook is ranked 20th while Sitegen is ranked 28th. The most important reason people chose Webhook is:
A very flexible license to do whatever you want. Code available on [GitHub](https://github.com/webhook/webhook).
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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 Easy configuration
You configure the site with a site.moon file. It is written in MoonScript.
Pro Powerful templating
It uses the cosmo templating language. It enables you to inject stuff into the page as it is being generated.
Pro Extendable through plugins
It has a plugin system. It comes bundled with some plugins already, like syntax highlighting. You can write your own plugins.
Pro HTML and Markdown
Pages and templates can be written in HTML or Markdown
It's pretty easy to get started with.
Con Requires registration
Even simple command line tools require registration.