Ghost vs Medium: What are the differences?
What is 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.
What is Medium? The perfect place to read and write. Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.
Ghost belongs to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack, while Medium can be primarily classified under "Hosted Blogging Platforms".
"Beautiful" is the top reason why over 40 developers like Ghost, while over 55 developers mention "Beautiful UI" as the leading cause for choosing Medium.
Ghost is an open source tool with 30.3K GitHub stars and 6.55K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ghost's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Medium has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 75 developers stacks; compared to Ghost, which is listed in 60 company stacks and 39 developer stacks.
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