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Ghost vs Wagtail: 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 Wagtail? A Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience. Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.

Ghost and Wagtail can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

"Beautiful" is the top reason why over 40 developers like Ghost, while over 13 developers mention "Highly customizable" as the leading cause for choosing Wagtail.

Ghost and Wagtail are both open source tools. It seems that Ghost with 30.3K GitHub stars and 6.55K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Wagtail with 7.45K GitHub stars and 1.62K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Ghost has a broader approval, being mentioned in 60 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to Wagtail, which is listed in 8 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 Wagtail?

Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.
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      really good product

      How developers use Ghost and Wagtail
      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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