Ghost - A Highly Anticipated And Intuitive Node.js Blog Platform

Written by Kevin Liew on 17 Oct 2013
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If you haven't heard about Ghost already, Ghost is the most highly anticipated blog platform of the year. An open source blogging platform which makes writing pleasurable and publishing simple.

This project is created by John O'Nolan, first released in kickstarter and successfully attracted 5236 backers and total of $300K of fund!

Well, we all know about WordPress, WordPress has so many features and even can be used as a CMS for common website. With other plugins such as Woo Commerce, we can transform WordPress to a shopping website.

Ghost focuses on the basic - a blogging platform. That's it. It's built with Node.js which makes Ghost's as a super fast blogging platform.

Key Features

Smart Writing Screen

Ghost uses Markdown to format your ideas into beautiful layout. It has a smart writing screen. Markdown on the left and a live preview on the right.



Ghost grabs all the important data about your blog and pulls it into one place, so you can see it all together.


Simple Content Management

Ghost does something ridiculously simple when it comes to your content.


Multiple Authors

The first version of Ghost is focused on small blogs, but Ghost was born out of many frustrations.



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Roshwill 11 years ago
Kind of interesting since its new, but the dashboard and the overall UI seems a bit confusing for all ages, mostly for adults blogging. Somehow the minimal look is quite inviting and peaceful. Will give it a try sometime.
John F 9 years ago
Ulbora CMS is another Node.js CMS and blog platform. It uses AngularJS templates. Templates can be easily uploaded and switched.