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Django CMS vs Ghost: What are the differences?

Django CMS: A free and open-source CMS *. It is user friendly and has a very intuitive drag and drop interface It's built around the needs of multi-lingual publishing by default. Its lightweight core makes it easy to integrate with other software and put to use immediately, while its ease of use makes it the go-to choice for content managers, content editors and website admins.; *Ghost:** Just a blogging platform. 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.

Django CMS and Ghost can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Ghost is an open source tool with 30.6K GitHub stars and 6.62K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ghost's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Ghost has a broader approval, being mentioned in 81 company stacks & 155 developers stacks; compared to Django CMS, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Decisions about Django CMS and Ghost
Xander Groesbeek
Founder at Rate My Meeting · | 5 upvotes · 155.2K views

So many choices for CMSs these days. So then what do you choose if speed, security and customization are key? Headless for one. Consuming your own APIs for content is absolute key. It makes designing pages in the front-end a breeze. Leaving Ghost and Cockpit. If I then looked at the footprint and impact on server load, Cockpit definitely wins that battle.

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Pros of Django CMS
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    Rich features
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    Easy Integration
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    Better UX
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    Secure
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    Drag and drop interface
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    Crons
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    Speed of developement
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    Beautiful
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    Fast
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    Quick/simple post styling
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    Non-profit
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    Live Post Preview
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    Open source
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    Seamless writing
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    Node.js
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    Javascript
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    Fast and Performatic
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    Simplest
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    Wonderful UI
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    Full Control
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    Handlebars
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    Magic
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    Self-hostable
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    What is Django CMS?

    It is user friendly and has a very intuitive drag and drop interface. It's built around the needs of multi-lingual publishing by default. Its lightweight core makes it easy to integrate with other software and put to use immediately, while its ease of use makes it the go-to choice for content managers, content editors and website admins.

    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.

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    What are some alternatives to Django CMS and Ghost?
    Joomla!
    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.
    Wagtail
    Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.
    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.
    Drupal
    Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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