WordPress vs Ghost

Ghost is a simple, modern WordPress alternative which puts the excitement back into blogging.

If so, you’re probably trying to figure out whether it will be the right decision for you – and we wanted to help make that process a bit easier.

Scroll down and you’ll find as many details as we can squeeze onto a single page to help give you an overview of Ghost vs WordPress compared. We’ll also give you a straight-up comparison of features, customer experiences, pricing and performance.

1. Ghost is much more simple

If you’re sick of wading through menus and navigating complex options that you never use, we’ve got news for you: So were we.

Ghost is explicitly focused on doing one thing really well: Publishing. Everything revolves around your content:

Simple Ghost content management

The editor is designed solely around providing the best possible writing experience. Using the power of Markdown with a live-preview, you can format all of your posts on the fly with just a couple of extra keystrokes. This is significantly more powerful than a traditional, cumbersome WYSIWYG editor.

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