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Medium vs Pantheon: What are the differences?

Developers describe Medium as "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. On the other hand, Pantheon is detailed as "The professional website platform for Drupal & WordPress sites". Stop struggling with version control, staging environments, backups, and workflow. Pantheon makes best practices easy. It’s 100% free for developers.

Medium and Pantheon can be categorized as "Hosted Blogging Platforms" tools.

Some of the features offered by Medium are:

  • Embedding videos, Tweets, Vines, etc.
  • Word Counter
  • Drafts

On the other hand, Pantheon provides the following key features:

  • “Git push to deploy,” a continuous integration workflow
  • One-click core updates, Git, Drush, Varnish, Redis, automated backups
  • Automated Drupal and WordPress updates

According to the StackShare community, Medium has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 75 developers stacks; compared to Pantheon, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Medium
Pros of Pantheon
  • 61
    Beautiful UI
  • 34
    Typography
  • 15
    Network effect
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    Embedding videos, tweets, vines
  • 12
    Great mobile app
  • 11
    Simple, yet elegant and appealing UX
  • 10
    Notes
  • 9
    Word counter
  • 7
    Easy to gain traction
  • 4
    Idealized media consumption
  • 3
    Inline Comments & Discussions
  • 3
    Beautiful design. great content, excellent experience
  • 2
    Version history
  • 2
    Nice UI and UX
  • 2
    Embed medium
  • 2
    Recommendations
  • 1
    Daily Digest
  • 1
    Quality customer service
  • 1
    One of the most fast hosting platforms out there
  • 1
    Wonderful platform, people fast and secure this can be

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What is Medium?

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.

What is Pantheon?

Stop struggling with version control, staging environments, backups, and workflow. Pantheon makes best practices easy. It’s 100% free for developers.

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What are some alternatives to Medium and Pantheon?
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.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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