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Grav vs ProcessWire: What are the differences?

Grav: A modern open source flat-file CMS. It is a free, open-source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) based on the PHP programming language and Symfony web application framework. It uses a flat file database for both backend and frontend. It is more widely used, and growing at a faster rate, than other leading flat-file CMS competitors; ProcessWire: CMS with a jQuery inspired content API. ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms, and provides a powerful template system that works the way you do.

Grav and ProcessWire can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Grav and ProcessWire are both open source tools. It seems that Grav with 11.2K GitHub stars and 1.13K forks on GitHub has more adoption than ProcessWire with 746 GitHub stars and 226 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, ProcessWire has a broader approval, being mentioned in 5 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Grav, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Grav
Pros of ProcessWire
  • 4
    Easy to Update
  • 3
    No Databases
  • 2
    Fast Performance
  • 2
    Extensive Plugins
  • 2
    Strong Security
  • 2
    Full Control over customisation + functionality
  • 1
    Ligth storage use
  • 15
    Flexible, powerful, simple
  • 15
    Great community support
  • 13
    Superb api
  • 11
    Easy to learn and powerful to work with
  • 4
    100% custom frontend code
  • 4
    Easy to create custom functionality
  • 2
    Template engine agnositc

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Cons of Grav
Cons of ProcessWire
  • 2
    Not easily to intergrate as an eCommerce (yet)
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    What is Grav?

    It is a free, open-source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) based on the PHP programming language and Symfony web application framework. It uses a flat file database for both backend and frontend. It is more widely used, and growing at a faster rate, than other leading flat-file CMS competitors.

    What is ProcessWire?

    ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms, and provides a powerful template system that works the way you do

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    Jobs that mention Grav and ProcessWire as a desired skillset
    CBRE
    United States of America Massachusetts Boston
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      What are some alternatives to Grav and ProcessWire?
      Statamic
      The open source, developer & designer-first, Laravel + Git powered CMS built to make managing websites easy with Git.
      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.
      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.
      Hugo
      Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
      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.
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