When comparing Sett vs Hugo, the Slant community recommends Hugo for most people. In the question“What are the best solutions for a personal blog?” Hugo is ranked 7th while Sett is ranked 25th. The most important reason people chose Hugo is:
Code can be viewed [on GitHub](http://github.com/spf13/hugo).
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Discoverable Content
With Sett, one doesn't feel like an island in isolation. There is an active community of bloggers who's content is easy to find
Pro Promises an audience
Sett is focused on bringing community attention and participation to their users articles.
Pro Zero setup required
You only need to provide your e-mail address to create a blog and start writing.
Pro Track stats
Sett allows easy tracking of visitors, subscribers and comments.
Pro Advanced blogging tools
Sett can queue your posts (automatically and manually) to be published at a later time and using a WYSIWYG editor. You can set the permalink to what you want by hand, order posts into categories and exchange private messages.
Pro Open-source and free
Code can be viewed on GitHub.
Pro Single Binary - Cross Platform
Pro No dependencies
All other SSGs expect you to have a full toolchain setup for their language. Hugo is written in Go and distributed as an executable for unix, linux, windows and mac. Just download and run.
Pro Clean workflow
Create your new site, run the Hugo server, edit. Lather, rinse, repeat. Hugo stays out of the way.
Pro Good documentation
Pro Many themes available
Pro Draft mode
Allows you to see changes in real time.
Pro Very active community
Pro Easy to add new content types, data files, and taxonomies
Con Promises an audience?
Need more traction