11ty vs Eleventy
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The two names are often used interchangeably, but there's a slight difference: 11ty is the organization, Eleventy is the static site generator.
I used to use the name "11ty" when talking about Eleventy, the static site generator. Apparently that's slightly wrong; from a GitHub comment by Zach Leatherman (the author of Eleventy):
11ty is the org and eleventy is the software. I know that's confusing. In retrospect it may have been nicer to use
11ty/11tybut I didn't 😅.
There you have it. From now on I'm going to use the name "Eleventy" when talking about the static site generator. A bit shame, since "11ty" looks better.
When to use the name "11ty" then? Dunno, I rarely talk about the organization.
By the way, some extra confusion before you go: