During the past decade or so WordPress has both continued to grow as a content management system (aka CMS) and further entrench itself as the blogging system of choice for millions upon millions of users: either in the form of the hosted WordPress.com or the self-hosted open-source package from WordPress.org. If you were looking for new ways to publish content online, the last couple of years have been kind indeed. Not only have a slew of hosted solutions like svbtle and Medium made significant in-roads, there’s also now a number of new up-and-coming open source (potentially self-hosted) platforms to choose from: one of the most notable being Ghost. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at Ghost vs WordPress. We’ll be covering the differences and similarities, whether one really is better than the other, which one you should choose, and finally — what the future of Ghost and WordPress could bring. An Introduction To Ghost I’m pretty sure you need no introduction to WordPress. In light of that, for now, let’s focus on what Ghost actually is. Initially funded by an extremely successful Kickstarter Campaign by John O’Nolan — which raised almost $200,000 — Ghost is positioned as a simple
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