When comparing Silvrback vs Gatsby JS, the Slant community recommends Gatsby JS for most people. In the question“What are the best solutions for a personal blog?” Gatsby JS is ranked 9th while Silvrback is ranked 17th.
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Pro Excellent blog layout
There is no clutter and it's easy to read.
Pro Real-time post preview feature
You can view your end-result right as you're writing.
Pro Markdown support
You can use Markdown syntax to write your articles.
Pro Great user interface
It is intuitive, does not get in the way of writing or reading.
Pro Custom favicon support
Favicon is the icon in the address bar next to the URL. Most places with a subdomain only allow their own icon. Silvrback allows you your own.
Pro Supports custom domains
You can set up and use your own domain name.
Pro No page reload when navigating
Pro Based on React.js
Editing markup is phenomenally easy when you have components.
Pro A lot of plugins
Gatsby offers a lot of plugins to integrate tools like SASS, typescript, styled components, etc.
Pro Live reload
Every change you make can be almost immediately seen in a browser.
Pro Open Source
Pro Take content from any source
Gatsby can generate the pages with content from any sources like Drupal, Wordpress, Contentful, etc. If the source plugin is not coded for your solution, you can create it.
Pro A static site and a React app in one
The static pages are generated by Server Site Rendering of the React app. So you have all benefits of a static site, and all benefits of a React app, which is very powerful.
Pro GraphQL Data Layer
Pro A lot of examples
Gatsby have a lot of examples sites in his github repository.
Pro Very active development
Gatsby is very actively developed and the maintainers are very helpful.
Pro Beautiful out-of-the-box blog starters
Pro Built-in code and data splitting
Con Image headers have a very awkward size
Lots of time wasted on finding something suitable.
Con No Two Factor authentication
Con No free or ad-supported option
Annual or monthly subscription only.
Con A bit raw
You'll maybe have to tweak some JSX if you want something that's not covered by available themes.