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Craft vs ProcessWire: 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; ProcessWire: CMS with a jQuery inspired content API. ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms, and provides a powerful template system that works the way you do.

Craft and ProcessWire belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.

"Quick bespoke CMS" is the primary reason why developers consider Craft over the competitors, whereas "Superb api" was stated as the key factor in picking ProcessWire.

ProcessWire is an open source tool with 749 GitHub stars and 226 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ProcessWire's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 ProcessWire?

ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms, and provides a powerful template system that works the way you do
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        What are some alternatives to Craft and ProcessWire?
        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.
        Sitefinity
        It is a content management system (CMS) is software that allows customers to make updates and changes to their website without a web developer.
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        Review ofProcessWireProcessWire

        This is the best CMS I know – and I tried many. While there are some minor cons, the vast majority of working with ProcessWire is pure joy! There have been countless moments where I was simply amazed at how easy things can be accomplished with ProcessWire! Everything seems possible. And if something is missing, writing your own modules is easy as cake!

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        LUMA Institute uses CraftCraft

        Serves as our content management backend.

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