Layers vs Statamic: 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, Statamic is detailed as "Build simply. The flat file CMS built for developers and clients alike". Statamic 2 is now built on Laravel and sporting a brand new Vue.js-powered control panel. As a developer you can build, configure, and manage everything right in your code editor. As a client or content manager you never have to leave the c.
Layers and Statamic belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.
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, Statamic provides the following key features:
- Bring Your Own HTML
- Drag and Drop Pages
- One Click Updates
Layers is an open source tool with 10 GitHub stars and 7 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Layers's open source repository on GitHub.