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Mezzanine CMS vs Write Freely: What are the differences?

Mezzanine CMS: A Content Management System written in Python *. It is a powerful, consistent, and flexible content management platform. Built using the Django framework, it provides a simple yet highly extensible architecture that encourages diving in and hacking on the code. Mezzanine is BSD licensed and supported by a diverse and active community; *Write Freely:** Minimalist, federated blogging platform. WriteFreely is a beautifully pared-down blogging platform that's simple on the surface, yet powerful underneath. It's designed to be flexible and share your writing widely, so it's built around plain text and can publish to the fediverse via ActivityPub. It's easy to install and lightweight.

Mezzanine CMS and Write Freely can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by Mezzanine CMS are:

  • Hierarchical page navigation
  • Save as draft and preview on site
  • Scheduled publishing

On the other hand, Write Freely provides the following key features:

  • Start a blog for yourself, or host a community of writers
  • Form larger federated networks, and interact over modern protocols like ActivityPub
  • Write on a dead-simple, distraction-free and super fast editor

Mezzanine CMS and Write Freely are both open source tools. It seems that Mezzanine CMS with 3.89K GitHub stars and 1.42K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Write Freely with 1.15K GitHub stars and 52 GitHub forks.

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What is Mezzanine CMS?

It is a powerful, consistent, and flexible content management platform. Built using the Django framework, it provides a simple yet highly extensible architecture that encourages diving in and hacking on the code. Mezzanine is BSD licensed and supported by a diverse and active community.

What is Write Freely?

WriteFreely is a beautifully pared-down blogging platform that's simple on the surface, yet powerful underneath. It's designed to be flexible and share your writing widely, so it's built around plain text and can publish to the fediverse via ActivityPub. It's easy to install and lightweight.

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Wagtail
Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.
Django CMS
It is user friendly and has a very intuitive drag and drop interface. It's built around the needs of multi-lingual publishing by default. Its lightweight core makes it easy to integrate with other software and put to use immediately, while its ease of use makes it the go-to choice for content managers, content editors and website admins.
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.
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