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Forestry vs Netlify CMS: What are the differences?

Forestry: A simple Git-based CMS. A simple Git-based CMS for Jekyll and Hugo sites. Built for devs who hate bloat. It helps developers manage a content-based system into their websites seamlessly and there's also the benefits of collaborating with teams while at it; Netlify CMS: Open source content management for your Git workflow. It is built as a single-page React app. You can create custom-styled previews, UI widgets, and editor plugins or add backends to support different Git platform APIs.

Forestry and Netlify CMS can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by Forestry are:

  • jekyll
  • hugo
  • cms

On the other hand, Netlify CMS provides the following key features:

  • Fast, web-based UI
  • platform agnostic
  • easy install

Netlify CMS is an open source tool with 9.22K GitHub stars and 1.27K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Netlify CMS's open source repository on GitHub.

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      What is Forestry?

      It is a simple Git-based CMS for Jekyll and Hugo sites. Built for devs who hate bloat. It helps developers manage a content-based system into their websites seamlessly and there's also the benefits of collaborating with teams while at it.

      What is Netlify CMS?

      It is built as a single-page React app. You can create custom-styled previews, UI widgets, and editor plugins or add backends to support different Git platform APIs.

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