- linkbacks: to send pingbacks and webmentions
- pelican-micropub: for reading json-formatted micropub entries
- pelican-planet or its async version: to implement a planet page
- pelican-webmention: for reading and sending webmentions
- webring: to display latest posts from a list of feeds on your site, also known as a webring
- Stuart Langridge uses it for his blog, and wrote about enabling webmentions for it.
- bear used it from 2013-10-30 before deciding to write Hakkan instead.
- 2014-12-20: "planning on [...] getting a micropub endpoint setup so I can post notes and articles to my site without having to go thru the 7 manual steps I have to do now."
- Switched to his own code 2014-01-12: "The generation is done by reading markdown files and using Jinja2 templates to build html pages. Yes, this is all just like what Pelican was doing, but I needed to do some custom processes for the IndieWeb work that is in place and being planned."
- 2015-04-17: "some of the assumptions pelican had were making me crazy [but] they have all been fixed now [...] it has a very structured feel to how things work - and within that structure the plugins and themes are very good"
- Bridget Harrison uses it for http://bridgetharrison.org with a modified theme providing basic h-card and rel-me markup, https://github.com/mlncn/Flex
- Federico klez Culloca uses it for his blog with a modified theme providing basic h-card, h-entry and rel-me markup.
- Ashwin Vishnu Mohanan has a website which is built using Pelican and hosted at GitHub. He also has a microblog at a Mastodon instance with which is a work-in-progress towards POSSE. See User:Ashwin.info.tm for more details..