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Strapi vs Wagtail: What are the differences?

Strapi: An open-source Headless-CMS *. It is an open source Node.js Headless CMS to easily build customisable APIs. It lets you manage your content and distribute it anywhere. It allows you to securely and privately serve your database of choice from your hosting and server of choice; *Wagtail:** 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.

Strapi and Wagtail can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Strapi and Wagtail are both open source tools. It seems that Strapi with 16.4K GitHub stars and 1.87K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Wagtail with 7.67K GitHub stars and 1.67K GitHub forks.

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Pros of Strapi
Pros of Wagtail
  • 57
    Free
  • 39
    Open source
  • 27
    Self-hostable
  • 26
    Rapid development
  • 24
    API-based cms
  • 17
    Real-time
  • 17
    Headless
  • 16
    Easy setup
  • 12
    JSON
  • 11
    Large community
  • 5
    GraphQL
  • 4
    Social Auth
  • 4
    Internationalization
  • 2
    Media Library
  • 1
    Components
  • 22
    Highly customizable
  • 18
    Very Flexible
  • 17
    StreamFields are amazing
  • 14
    Web content management
  • 12
    Non-tech colleagues can update website content
  • 11
    Fast as hell
  • 9
    Easy setup
  • 8
    Customizable
  • 7
    Solid documentation
  • 3
    Very High Performance
  • 2
    Plugins & themes
  • 0
    The Wharton School

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Cons of Strapi
Cons of Wagtail
  • 8
    Can be limiting
  • 8
    Internationalisation
  • 6
    A bit buggy
  • 5
    DB Migrations not seemless
  • 2
    Not a full CMS: basic components require heavy coding
  • 2
    Small developer community
  • 1
    Expensive to develop

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What is Strapi?

Strapi is100% JavaScript, extensible, and fully customizable. It enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use the their favorite tools.

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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    What are some alternatives to Strapi and Wagtail?
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    Netlify CMS
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    Firebase
    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
    Directus
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    Parse-Server
    A Parse.com API compatible router package for Express. Read the announcement blog post here: http://blog.parse.com/announcements/introducing-parse-server-and-the-database-migration-tool/. Read the migration guide here: https://parse.com/docs/server/guide#migrating
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