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Ghost vs KeystoneJS: What are the differences?

What is Ghost? Just a blogging platform. 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 KeystoneJS? Node.js CMS and web application platform built on Express and MongoDB. Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.

Ghost and KeystoneJS can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

"Beautiful" is the top reason why over 40 developers like Ghost, while over 4 developers mention "Out-of-box tools and basic services" as the leading cause for choosing KeystoneJS.

Ghost and KeystoneJS are both open source tools. It seems that Ghost with 30.3K GitHub stars and 6.55K forks on GitHub has more adoption than KeystoneJS with 14.6K GitHub stars and 2.35K GitHub forks.

Startuptabs, R3, Inc., and Ghost are some of the popular companies that use Ghost, whereas KeystoneJS is used by ProfeBot, Mockuuups, and University of Europe Laureate Digital. Ghost has a broader approval, being mentioned in 60 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to KeystoneJS, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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 KeystoneJS?

Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.
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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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      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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