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ExpressionEngine vs Daptin: What are the differences?

What is ExpressionEngine? Open-Source and feature-rich content management system. It is a flexible, feature-rich, free open-source content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

What is Daptin? GraphQL/JSON-API Headless CMS. It is a headless CMS server which servers data from MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQLite over JSONAPI.org and GraphQL. With Daptin you can design your data model and have a production ready JSON API online in minutes.

ExpressionEngine and Daptin can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by ExpressionEngine are:

  • Your site content is stored in channels—flexible data containers with fields for any type of information
  • A Template may contain ANYTHING that a webpage might contain: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, whatever
  • Live Preview

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

  • Database backed persistent data
  • CRUD JSON API/GraphQL
  • User and group management and access control

ExpressionEngine is an open source tool with 215 GitHub stars and 59 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ExpressionEngine's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Daptin?

    It is a headless CMS server which servers data from MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQLite over JSONAPI.org and GraphQL. With Daptin you can design your data model and have a production ready JSON API online in minutes.

    What is ExpressionEngine?

    It is a flexible, feature-rich, free open-source content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

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