A fast, easy to use static page generator
What is Liara?
Liara is a static page generator written in Python. It creates web sites which can be deployed to any web server and require no server-side logic. Liara is ideally suited for blogs or personal pages, especially if you need good syntax highlighting. For examples of Liara in action, check out Anteru.net and Shelter13.net.
Simple to use
During development, you can use Liara's built-in server to quickly iterate on the content and styles. Deployment is as simple as calling
Processing a real-world sized page with 400 documents and 100 linked files takes around 10 seconds with a cold cache. Liara symlinks files where possible so building pages with large binaries or images is very fast.
$ liara --verbose build Build started Cleaning output directory: "output" ... Output directory cleaned Discovering content ... Discovered 1610 items Processing documents ... Processed 424 documents Processing resources ... Processed 97 resources Publishing ... Published 424 document(s) Published 57 indices Published 97 resource(s) Published 298 static file(s) Published 733 generated file(s) Writing redirection file ... Wrote 732 redirections Build finished (10.15 sec)
$ pip install liara
To get started, use the built-in quickstart which sets up a simple blog:
$ liara quickstart $ liara serve