Provided by: webgen0.4_0.4.7-5_all bug


       webgen - a template based static website generator


       webgen  [global  options]  command  [command  arguments] [command [command arguments] ...]


       webgen is used to generate web pages  from  page  and  template  files.   You  create  one
       template  file  in  which you define the layout of your pages and where the content should
       go. After that you create page files in which you only define the content.  webgen  merges
       the page's content into the template and generates the final HTML output.


       -d, --directory DIR
              Set the website directectory. if none specified, the current directory is used.

       -V, --verbosity level
              Set verbosity to the given level.

       -h, --help
              Show generic help.

       -v, --version
              Show the version of the program and exit.


       check  Executes check command by default.

       check config
              Checks validity of configuration file.

       check libs
              Checks presence of optional libraries.

       create Creates  the  basic directories and files for webgen.  This includes the source and
              output directories, the log and the plugin directory.  Also, a basic template  plus
              a  CSS  and  an  index  file are created.  Takes the directory to create the webgen
              structure in as an argument.

       help   Provides help for the individual commands.

       run    Runs webgen which will result in the generation of the  HTML  data  in  the  output
              directory  from  the  files  in  the source directory.  This command is used as the
              default command when no command was issued.

       show   Shows all available plugins or their configuration items.  Takes either  config  or
              plugins as an argument.

       use    Changes   configured   gallery  style,  sipttra  or  website  style.  Takes  either
              gallery_style, sipttra_style or website_style as  an  argument  plus  the  gallery,
              sipttra or website style name you want to configure.

              Shows the version of the program and exit.


       The webgen website, for more information.


       webgen was written by Thomas Leitner <>

       This  manual  page  was  written  by  Paul  van Tilburg <> for the Debian
       project (but may be used by others).  This manual page was update to  reflect  webgen  0.4
       change  by  Arnaud  Cornet  <>.   This  manual  page was updated to
       reflect webgen 0.4.2 changes by Thomas Leitner <>.

                                          February 2007                                 WEBGEN(1)