11tyThe possum is Eleventy’s mascot

Eleventy is a simpler static site generator.

This is an older version of Eleventy. Full release history. Go to the newest Eleventy docs. You could try / although it may not exist.

Quick Start #

npm install -g @11ty/eleventy
echo '# Page header' > README.md
eleventy

This will compile any files matching valid template file extensions in the current directory into the output folder (defaults to _site).

Writing _site/README/index.html from ./README.md
Wrote 1 file in 0.10 seconds

Run eleventy --serve to start up a hot-reloading web server. Then open http://localhost:8080/README/ in your web browser of choice to see your Eleventy output.

➡ Keep going! Read a longer Getting Started guide or check out the full Documentation for v0.10.0.

Eleventy is supported by… #

Sanity.ioRob DodsonViljami SalminenAndy BellPeter deHaanHeydon PickeringBen BrignellTodd LibbyWilliam RileyJérôme CoupéEd SpencerDaniel RafajMax BöckPhil HawksworthEric BaileyNicolas HoizeyManuel MatuzovicBryce WrayDevin ClarkDave RupertNick ColleyKristof MichielsRay VillalobosKeenan PayneTianyu GeMark BuskbjergYuhei YasudaKyle MitofskyChristopher SalmonMat MarquisVadim MakeevKyosuke NakamuraTyler WilliamsMakoto KawasakiHans GerwitzPelle WessmanRobin RendleChris CollinsMatthew ToleIvan BuncicBrian KoserCody PetersonNed ZimmermanHoracio GonzalezWeb Inspect, IncNick NisiAndrew HarvardMelanie SumnerMartino RomaMark BoultonMatheus Ligabue da SilvaRichard  HemmerSøren BirkemeyerJohn SJ AndersonRyan SwaneyBrett NelsonDavid BeesleyTakuya FUKUJUBrian Louis RamirezEli LevitJoshua VaageReach DigitalWoorkeAndrew ChouFlakiIvo HerrmannScott McCrackenJames SteinbachLuke BonaccorsiCurt HasselschwertJeremy SchoonoverMiriam Suzannesuominettikasinot24.comHotmagmaJoel KrauseEvan HarrisonBentley Davis

Latest News #

An Homage to the James Williamson Possum Balloon (2019 December 19)

Documentation for Eleventy v0.10.0Todd and Bruce said this button should be bigger and as you can see they were right

Built With Eleventy #

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Don’t take my word for it #

Listen to what these happy developers are saying about Eleventy:

“Eleventy is almost fascinatingly simple.” Chris Coyier’s Twitter PhotoChris Coyier

“Eleventy and web components go really, really well together.” Justin Fagnani’s Twitter PhotoJustin Fagnani

“I heard Eleventy was good” Lach Zeatherman’s Twitter PhotoLach Zeatherman

“Eleventy + Netlify have become my new workflow for static sites. I think I'm in love.” Mina Markham’s Twitter PhotoMina Markham

Read the replies to: “Fans of Eleventy.... why do you like it better than other static site generators?”

“Don’t tell Zach I said it but Eleventy is seeming fresh as hell so far” Mat Marquis’s Twitter PhotoMat Marquis

“Eleventy is my fave.” Tatiana Mac’s Twitter PhotoTatiana Mac

“Eleventy is absolutely wonderful. It’s by far the nicest static site generator I’ve used in what feels like forever.” Addy Osmani’s Twitter PhotoAddy Osmani

“I actually used Eleventy for the first time this week. Loved it.” Paul Lewis’s Twitter PhotoPaul Lewis

“I looked into and actively tried using various static site generators for this project. Eleventy was the only one I could find that gave me the fine-grained control I needed at blazingly fast build times.” Mathias Bynens’s Twitter PhotoMathias Bynens

“Jekyll is dead to me” Andy Bell’s Twitter PhotoAndy Bell

“Just the kind of simple / common sense tool I love. The data/folder hierarchy mechanism is super obvious and elegant.” Heydon Pickering’s Twitter PhotoHeydon Pickering

“Seriously can't remember enjoying using a Static Site Generator this much. Yes Hugo is rapid, but this is all so logical. It feels like it was designed by someone who has been through lots of pain and success using other SSGs.” Phil Hawksworth’s Twitter PhotoPhil Hawksworth

“Think the reason everyone is loving [Eleventy] so much (myself included) is that it doesn't come with a prescription about data sources or template rendering.” Brian Leroux’s Twitter PhotoBrian Leroux

“Eleventy is a killer static site generator. That’s all.” Sara Soueidan’s Twitter PhotoSara Soueidan

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