Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Craft
Craft

114
65
+ 1
22
Wagtail
Wagtail

66
59
+ 1
92
Add tool

Craft vs Wagtail: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Wagtail? A Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience. Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.

Craft and Wagtail 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, Wagtail provides the following key features:

  • A fast, attractive editor interface
  • Complete control over design with standard Django templates
  • Configure content types through standard Django models

"Quick bespoke CMS" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Craft, while over 13 developers mention "Highly customizable" as the leading cause for choosing Wagtail.

Wagtail is an open source tool with 7.45K GitHub stars and 1.62K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Wagtail's open source repository on GitHub.

Postmark, UMake, and Rigetti Quantum Computing are some of the popular companies that use Craft, whereas Wagtail is used by Thermondo, Hactar, and sinnwerkstatt Medienagentur. Craft has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Wagtail, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

- No public GitHub repository available -

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 Wagtail?

Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.
Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose Craft?
Why do developers choose Wagtail?

Sign up to add, upvote and see more prosMake informed product decisions

    Be the first to leave a con
    What companies use Craft?
    What companies use Wagtail?

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with Craft?
    What tools integrate with Wagtail?
      No integrations found

      Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

      What are some alternatives to Craft and Wagtail?
      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.
      See all alternatives
      Decisions about Craft and Wagtail
      No stack decisions found
      Interest over time
      Reviews of Craft and Wagtail
      Review ofWagtailWagtail

      really good product

      How developers use Craft and Wagtail
      No items found
      How much does Craft cost?
      How much does Wagtail cost?
      Pricing unavailable
      News about Craft
      More news
      News about Wagtail
      More news