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KeystoneJS vs Wagtail: What are the differences?

Developers describe KeystoneJS as "Node.js CMS and web application platform built on Express and MongoDB". Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js. On the other hand, Wagtail is detailed as "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.

KeystoneJS and Wagtail belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by KeystoneJS are:

  • Express.js and MongoDB
  • Dynamic Routes
  • Database Fields

On the other hand, Wagtail provides the following key features:

  • A fast, attractive editor interface
  • Complete control over design with standard Django templates
  • Configure content types through standard Django models

"Out-of-box tools and basic services" is the top reason why over 4 developers like KeystoneJS, while over 13 developers mention "Highly customizable" as the leading cause for choosing Wagtail.

KeystoneJS and Wagtail are both open source tools. KeystoneJS with 14.6K GitHub stars and 2.35K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Wagtail with 7.45K GitHub stars and 1.62K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, KeystoneJS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Wagtail, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

What is KeystoneJS?

Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.

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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