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Layers vs OctoberCMS: What are the differences?

Layers: A simple WordPress site builder. Layers is a WordPress Theme framework focused on extending the WordPress core functionality to include layout building through the WordPress Visual Customizer. A lightweight set of base options, widgets and theme templates provide a user-friendly, extensible tool for creating beautiful, WordPress-faithful websites; OctoberCMS: Open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework. October is a Content Management System (CMS) and web platform whose sole purpose is to make your development workflow simple again. We feel building websites has become a convoluted and confusing process that leaves developers unsatisfied, we want to turn you around to the simpler side and get back to basics.

Layers and OctoberCMS can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by Layers are:

  • Preset layouts allow you to get a head start without the intimidation of a big blank canvas
  • Create robust, responsive designs that look incredible on mobile phones and tablets
  • Integration with WooCommerce means you can start selling right out of the box

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

  • Page Components
  • Extensible Platform
  • Simple AJAX Framework

Layers and OctoberCMS are both open source tools. OctoberCMS with 8.76K GitHub stars and 1.98K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Layers with 10 GitHub stars and 7 GitHub forks.

What is Layers?

Layers is a WordPress Theme framework focused on extending the WordPress core functionality to include layout building through the WordPress Visual Customizer. A lightweight set of base options, widgets and theme templates provide a user-friendly, extensible tool for creating beautiful, WordPress-faithful websites.

What is OctoberCMS?

October is a Content Management System (CMS) and web platform whose sole purpose is to make your development workflow simple again. We feel building websites has become a convoluted and confusing process that leaves developers unsatisfied, we want to turn you around to the simpler side and get back to basics.
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          What are some alternatives to Layers and OctoberCMS?
          Apigee
          API management, design, analytics, and security are at the heart of modern digital architecture. The Apigee intelligent API platform is a complete solution for moving business to the digital world.
          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.
          Drupal
          Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
          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.
          Adobe Experience Manager
          It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
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          Best CMS based on Laravel - fastest PHP framework out there.

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