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Craft vs KeystoneJS: What are the differences?

Craft: A CMS built to do one thing and do it well: manage content. Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on doing one thing really, really well: managing content; KeystoneJS: Node.js CMS and web application platform built on Express and MongoDB. Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.

Craft and KeystoneJS can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by Craft are:

  • Relations
  • Matrix
  • Assets

On the other hand, KeystoneJS provides the following key features:

  • Express.js and MongoDB
  • Dynamic Routes
  • Database Fields

"Quick bespoke CMS" is the primary reason why developers consider Craft over the competitors, whereas "Out-of-box tools and basic services" was stated as the key factor in picking KeystoneJS.

KeystoneJS is an open source tool with 14.6K GitHub stars and 2.35K GitHub forks. Here's a link to KeystoneJS's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Craft has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to KeystoneJS, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Craft
Pros of KeystoneJS
  • 8
    Quick bespoke CMS
  • 7
    Easy to use CMS
  • 6
    Clean slate approach to templating
  • 2
    Has it's own StackExcange
  • 2
    Clean templating markup (twig)
  • 2
    Great support
  • 2
    Free licence available for single user account version
  • 6
    Out-of-box tools and basic services
  • 3
    Large community
  • 2
    Great sandbox to play with nodejs
  • 2
    Great CMS and API platform
  • 2
    Great schema-based auto-generated admin interface
  • 1
    Similar to wordpress
  • 1
    Fast growing community cms framework
  • 1
    Great culture
  • 1
    Fast on V8
  • 1
    Great integrations
  • 1
    A great MEAN stack
  • 1
    Detail documentations and tutorials
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Free
  • 1
    Rapid development
  • 1
    "easy setup", "uses mongodb"

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What is Craft?

Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on doing one thing really, really well: managing content.

What is KeystoneJS?

Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.

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What are some alternatives to Craft and KeystoneJS?
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Drupal
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Joomla!
Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
Adobe Experience Manager
It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
Strapi
Strapi is100% JavaScript, extensible, and fully customizable. It enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use the their favorite tools.
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