Ghost vs Joomla! vs WordPress

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What is Ghost?

Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.

What is 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.

What is 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.
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      What are some alternatives to Ghost, Joomla!, and WordPress?
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      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.
      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.
      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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      Business Analyst
      Review ofWordPressWordPress

      Wordpress is extremely easy to learn and implement. Although is it not as sexy for devs to work with it is by far the most cost effective way to get a dynamic website up and running with very little debugging.

      It's great for: * Landing pages * Private Social Networks * Blogs - obviously ;) * News Networks * Member sites * Multilingual content

      Review ofWordPressWordPress

      well my cms is also wp and for a simple fitness blog/brand wordpress extends great help. Easy to use backend, easy plugins for seo. Recommended for freshies! I like this CMS. It is easy for use. I recommended them.

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      Ladyboy Bunnies
      Review ofWordPressWordPress

      Wordpress is unparalleled, in terms of flexibility.

      How developers use Ghost, Joomla!, and WordPress
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      Nuclear Networking uses WordPressWordPress

      Denver SEO Expert is an online marketing and marketing technology company with locations in Atlanta, GA and Denver, CO. We boost marketing ROI up to 300% faster than competitors – delivering >4X – 5X returns. The company provides technical marketing services to B2B & B2C companies and marketing agencies. We are staffed by highly-trained individuals with backgrounds that include top-MBA business insight, U.S. government & military intelligence, secure coding and database management, engineering and Google algorithm analysis. Nuclear Networking supports companies ranging from startups to large enterprises. Approved Google Partners.

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      A. M. Douglas uses GhostGhost

      The Ghost CMS is built on Node.js and provides the means to post new content (articles) to the site. As I have little time to actually spend on broadcasting my thoughts to the blogosphere, this doesn't see much use.

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      Megan Morsie uses WordPressWordPress

      I use WordPress to develop easy-to-maintain, dynamic sites for clients and at my job at KHM Travel Group. I also used WordPress to develop personal/project sites while at Bowling Green State University.

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      Giftstarter uses WordPressWordPress

      Wordpress is used for our blog and some of our content & landing pages, runs on a subdomain. We also use a custom Python proxy to bring in blog content to the primary domain (/blog).

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      Web Dreams uses WordPressWordPress

      I use word press when I need to deliver static websites in super short time. It’s easy, fast and can be used to create amazing single page sites for small to medium sized companies..

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      PromoCode Land uses WordPressWordPress

      Promo Code Land Blog having latest and updated Promotional code, discount offers, online discount deals, coupon codes, one day sale update for USA and Canada.

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      Ghost uses GhostGhost

      Ghost powers our blog (surprisingly)

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      Tiago Ferreira uses GhostGhost

      Blog platform for my main website, https://www.tiferrei.com

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      Jonathan Fries uses GhostGhost

      Blog engine that powers most everything the site does.

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      AmericanBibleSociety uses GhostGhost

      Blogging platform used on the Digital Media blog.

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