Eleventy is a simpler static site generator.

This documentation is for an older version. Go to the newest Eleventy docs or check out the full release history.

Quick Start #

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

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

➡ Keep going! Check out the Documentation for v0.5.3.

News #

Happy Developers #

“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.”—@philhawksworthPhil Hawksworth

“Don’t tell Zach I said it but Eleventy is seeming fresh as hell so far”—@wiltoMat Marquis

“Jekyll is dead to me”—@hankchizljawAndy Bell

“Just go through moving a project to Eleventy. Never used nunjucks or a static site generator before, but it was so easy. This will make my life so much easier.”—@micahmillsMicah Mills

“After a day or so tweaking my existing build, here is a preview of the site running on Eleventy. I'm sold! The main thing to me was the ability to run custom JavaScript logic to sort, filter, and augment data in collections.”—@eduardoboucasEduardo Bouças

“Every time I make something with Eleventy it makes me smile. I think that might be to do with its focus on simplicity.”—@philhawksworthPhil Hawksworth (again)

“I really like the flexibity Eleventy offers in comparision to my previous Jekyll build.”—@hybrid_alexAlex Carpenter

“I've been digging into Eleventy, a new static site generator. Really like the way it handles pagination!”—@jameswillwebJames Williamson

“I tried Eleventy last night on a personal project and today we implemented it on a (non-public facing) client project. It's really good.”—@codypetersonCody Peterson

“Just gave Eleventy a first run/try and I must say it's pretty dang awesome. Especially for someone like me, who is most familiar with HTML and CSS and some JS. ❤️”—@nice2meatuMarco Hengstenberg

“It's clean, elegant, easy to use, and does just enough to be useful without getting in the way. Excellent work 😊”—@TJacobDesignTimothy Miller

“Holy cow! Eleventy is so crazy simple to work with.”—@splitinfinitiesWill Riley