HubPress vs WordPress: What are the differences?
Developers describe HubPress as "A web application to build your blog on GitHub". HubPress is a free, open source tool to build your future awesome blog!. On the other hand, WordPress is detailed as "A semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability". 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.
HubPress and WordPress belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.
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, WordPress provides the following key features:
- Publishing Tools
- User Management
HubPress and WordPress are both open source tools. It seems that WordPress with 12.6K GitHub stars and 7.69K forks on GitHub has more adoption than HubPress with 2.85K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks.
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Wordpress is extremely easy to learn and implement. Although is it not as sexy for devs to work with it is by far the most cost effective way to get a dynamic website up and running with very little debugging.
It's great for: * Landing pages * Private Social Networks * Blogs - obviously ;) * News Networks * Member sites * Multilingual content
well my cms is also wp and for a simple fitness blog/brand wordpress extends great help. Easy to use backend, easy plugins for seo. Recommended for freshies! I like this CMS. It is easy for use. I recommended them.
Wordpress is unparalleled, in terms of flexibility.
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I use WordPress to develop easy-to-maintain, dynamic sites for clients and at my job at KHM Travel Group. I also used WordPress to develop personal/project sites while at Bowling Green State University.
Wordpress is used for our blog and some of our content & landing pages, runs on a subdomain. We also use a custom Python proxy to bring in blog content to the primary domain (/blog).
I use word press when I need to deliver static websites in super short time. It’s easy, fast and can be used to create amazing single page sites for small to medium sized companies..