Web Content Management Systems

Ghost – headless Node.js CMS

Ghost is a powerful app for new-media creators to publish, share, and grow a business around their content. Ghost functions as a fully headless CMS when required.

It comes with modern tools to build a website, publish content, send newsletters & offer paid subscriptions to members.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Good site management functionality – supports custom redirects, custom branding, posts, pages, code injection, and more.
  • Editor – with Markdown support, image cards, unsplash cards, full-screen editing, snippets, embed cards, custom HTML cards, and intelligent links.
  • Publishing workflow – internal tags, custom URLs, post-preview user interface, featured posts, custom post templates, podcast support, RSS feeds.
  • Search engine optimization – automatic Google sitemaps, custom page meta, canonical tags, no need to rely on third-party plugins, clean permalinks, and more.
  • Memberships and subscriptions.
  • Integrations – send notifications to Slack, integrates with more than 5,000 apps, and supports custom integrations.
  • Team management – Custom profiles, staff users, user invitations, roles & permissions, and more.
  • Themes – wide range of themes are available. It comes with Handlebar themes by default.
  • Developer API – powerful CLI, RESTful JSON API, choice of database and more.

Website: ghost.org
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Ghost Foundation
License: MIT License

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