Hugo

Category - Static Site Generator

Hugo is an open source static site generator.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using Hugo 9,893 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Static Site Generator #2
Market share in Static Site Generator 30.56%
Most popular version 0.54.0

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Hugo usage. (See Hugo Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Hugo +485
Websites that dropped Hugo -791
Websites that changed version of Hugo 2,117

Distribution by websites popularity

Hugo detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 20 websites
Top 100k sites 94 websites
Top 1m sites 1,111 websites

Websites utilizing Hugo

Top websites that use Hugo

Domain Country Rank Contacts
www.smashingmagazine.com United States of America 561
notepad-plus-plus.org United States of America 677
brave.com United States of America 1,431
www.haiku-os.org United States of America 2,259
www.expressvpn.com United States of America 2,396
letsencrypt.org United States of America 2,730
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Market Share

Hugo market share within the Static Site Generator category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Versions (by popularity)

  • 0.54.0 (8.51%)
  • 0.74.3 (6.95%)
  • 0.55.6 (4.20%)
  • 0.53 (4.10%)
  • 0.75.1 (4.03%)
  • 0.72.0 (3.10%)
  • 0.68.3 (2.89%)
  • 0.73.0 (2.67%)
  • 0.58.3 (2.12%)
  • 0.59.1 (1.97%)

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Hugo often used together with


Category - Programming Languages.
Go is used together with Hugo on 9,910 domains. Total 16,437 domains found using Go
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with Hugo on 9,634 domains. Total 5,033,722 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Hugo on 9,580 domains. Total 8,853,308 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with Hugo on 9,284 domains. Total 4,452,760 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with Hugo on 7,371 domains. Total 6,741,983 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with Hugo on 5,791 domains. Total 3,705,311 domains found using Description Meta


Alternative Technologies


Gatsby: Total 10,869 domains found using Gatsby
Gridsome: Total 488 domains found using Gridsome
Hexo: Total 1,556 domains found using Hexo
Jekyll: Total 8,024 domains found using Jekyll
Octopress: Total 780 domains found using Octopress
Pelican: Total 401 domains found using Pelican
VuePress: Total 314 domains found using VuePress
Phenomic: Total 26 domains found using Phenomic
Cecil: Total 4 domains found using Cecil
Saber: Total 20 domains found using Saber