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Cockpit vs Directus: What are the differences?

What is Cockpit? Add content management functionality to any site - plug & play CMS. An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.

What is Directus? Free and Open-Source Headless CMS. Let's say you're planning on managing content for a website, native app, and widget. Instead of using a CMS that's baked into the website client, it makes more sense to decouple your content entirely and access it through an API or SDK. That's a headless CMS. That's Directus.

Cockpit belongs to "Cloud Content Management System" category of the tech stack, while Directus can be primarily classified under "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS".

Cockpit and Directus are both open source tools. Directus with 4.68K GitHub stars and 464 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Cockpit with 3.95K GitHub stars and 390 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Cockpit
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    Easy for Content Managers to understand and use
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    Open Source
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    Flexible and plays nicely with any frontend
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    Fast & lightweight
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    GraphQL
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    Self hosted
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    Modular
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    Open Source
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    Self-hostable
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    API-based CMS
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    Version 9 is Javascript Based

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Cons of Cockpit
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      Php based

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    What is Cockpit?

    An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.

    What is Directus?

    Let's say you're planning on managing content for a website, native app, and widget. Instead of using a CMS that's baked into the website client, it makes more sense to decouple your content entirely and access it through an API or SDK. That's a headless CMS. That's Directus.

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