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What is Grav?

It is a free, open-source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) based on the PHP programming language and Symfony web application framework. It uses a flat file database for both backend and frontend. It is more widely used, and growing at a faster rate, than other leading flat-file CMS competitors.
Grav is a tool in the Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS category of a tech stack.
Grav is an open source tool with 14.1K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Grav's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Grav?

27 companies reportedly use Grav in their tech stacks, including Braincube, Bluebeam, and Ziyuno.

80 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Grav.

Grav Integrations

Pros of Grav
Easy to Update
No Databases
Fast Performance
Extensive Plugins
Strong Security
Full Control over customisation + functionality
Ligth storage use

Grav's Features

  • Twig
  • YAML
  • Markdown
  • Flat-file
  • CLI

Grav Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Grav?
The open source, developer & designer-first, Laravel + Git powered CMS built to make managing websites easy with Git.
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.
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.
Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
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.
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Grav's Followers
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