HubPress vs Medium: What are the differences?
HubPress: A web application to build your blog on GitHub. HubPress is a free, open source tool to build your future awesome blog!; Medium: The perfect place to read and write. Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.
HubPress belongs to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack, while Medium can be primarily classified under "Hosted Blogging Platforms".
Some of the features offered by HubPress are:
- All you need is a free GitHub account, no server's rent, no subscription.
- Fork the hubpress.io repository, update the config file and it's done, your Blog is ready.
- We integrated Disqus, all you need to start conversations with your readers is a Disqus shortname.
On the other hand, Medium provides the following key features:
- Embedding videos, Tweets, Vines, etc.
- Word Counter
HubPress is an open source tool with 2.85K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to HubPress's open source repository on GitHub.