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
- 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.