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Static blog generator

Pelican is a tool generating blogs that can be hosted as static files on any server.

Input in reStructuredText and Markdown is supported. The program is implemented in Python and supports templates using Jinja2.



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9 October 2013

Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Python (Ref)
Debian (Ref)
Ruby (Ref)
Savannah (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 2.7 or 3.3
Required to usejinja2 2.7 or newer
Required to usepygments
Required to useblinker
Required to usepython-six
Required to usefeedgenerator 1.6 or newer
Required to useunidecode
Required to usepytz >= 0a
Required to usedocutils


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