What is Ghost?
Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.
Ghost is a tool in the Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS category of a tech stack.
Ghost is an open source tool with 38.8K GitHub stars and 8.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ghost's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Ghost?
205 companies reportedly use Ghost in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Mews, and Better.
233 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ghost.
Mailgun, mailerlite, NoCodeAPI, ContainerShip, and AWeber are some of the popular tools that integrate with Ghost. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with Ghost.
Pros of Ghost
Quick/simple post styling
Live Post Preview
Fast and Performatic
- An intuitive, minimal editor
- Ultra-fast content management
- All SEO features built-in natively
- Native desktop & mobile apps
- Publish once, distribute everywhere
- Headless CMS with Node.js REST APIs
- Over 19x faster than WordPress
- Secure & independently audited
- Custom theme or any JAMstack front-end
Ghost Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Ghost?
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