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Ghost vs Poltergeist: 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 Poltergeist? A PhantomJS driver for Capybara. Poltergeist is a driver for Capybara. It allows you to run your Capybara tests on a headless WebKit browser, provided by PhantomJS.

Ghost and Poltergeist are primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" and "Testing Frameworks" tools respectively.

Ghost and Poltergeist are both open source tools. Ghost with 30.3K GitHub stars and 6.55K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Poltergeist with 2.53K GitHub stars and 437 GitHub forks.

Accenture, Pubu, and Ghost are some of the popular companies that use Ghost, whereas Poltergeist is used by LendingHome, Widenn, and Growstuff. Ghost has a broader approval, being mentioned in 60 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to Poltergeist, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 4 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 Poltergeist?

Poltergeist is a driver for Capybara. It allows you to run your Capybara tests on a headless WebKit browser, provided by PhantomJS.
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        Avatar of A. M. Douglas
        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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