WordPress vs. Wagtail



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What is 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.

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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Why do developers choose WordPress?
Why do you like WordPress?

Why do developers choose Wagtail?
Why do you like Wagtail?

What are the cons of using WordPress?
Downsides of WordPress?

What are the cons of using Wagtail?
Downsides of Wagtail?

What companies use WordPress?
6087 companies on StackShare use WordPress
What companies use Wagtail?
11 companies on StackShare use Wagtail
What tools integrate with WordPress?
81 tools on StackShare integrate with WordPress
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to WordPress and Wagtail?

  • Drupal - Free, Open, Modular CMS written in PHP
  • Joomla! - A content management system helping both novice users and expert developers to create powerful websites and applications
  • Ghost - Just a blogging platform
  • Craft - A CMS built to do one thing and do it well: manage content

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