Layers vs Pagekit: What are the differences?
Developers describe Layers as "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. On the other hand, Pagekit is detailed as "A modular and lightweight CMS built with Symfony components". Pagekit gives you the tools to create beautiful websites. No matter if it's a simple blog, your company's website or a web service. Pagekit has a modular and extendable architecture and is built on top of Symfony components and modern open source libraries.
Layers and Pagekit 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, Pagekit provides the following key features:
- Responsive Design
- Users & Permissions
Layers and Pagekit are both open source tools. It seems that Pagekit with 5.15K GitHub stars and 608 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Layers with 10 GitHub stars and 7 GitHub forks.