Initially released in 2013, Ghost is a free and open-source blogging platform.
The Ghost blogging software focuses on the simplification of the online publishing process for publishers, entrepreneurs, and developers.
Ghost Foundation is a non-profit organization that cannot be bought or sold, and it is funded by customer subscription revenue.
Pages: Segment posts under pages so that they will not seem like a feed of posts.
Multi-language: Publish in any language or multi-languages with Ghost.
Custom Redirects: Manage custom 301 and 302 redirects to detect old URLs and map them to new locations.
Custom Branding: Ghost does not put its brand logo anywhere on your website.
Easy Navigation Menu: The software has a simple user interface.
Connected Social Accounts: Users' websites' metadata can be directly linked to social accounts.
Time-zone selection: Time-zone can be selected to make it most out of scheduling and audience experience.
Site Password: Users can hide their website from public view when it is under construction.
Code Injection: You can add custom code to your site’s header and footer.
Custom HTML Cards
Custom Markdown Cards
Ghost allows its users to override the generated URLs by default.
You can organize your content by using dynamic tags and add internal tags.
User can schedule their posts for a future date.
If users mark specific posts as featured posts, they get highlighted.
Podcast submits are supported. There are also multiple ways to include source audio.
Custom Post Templates
Ghost generates automatic RSS feed for each tag, collection, and author archive.
No Plugins Needed
Tidy Markup & Attributes
Automatic Google Sitemaps
Custom Page Meta
Custom URL structures
Google AMP Built-in
Automatic RPC Pings
Apps & services
Roles & Permission
RESTful JSON API
Custom Storage Adapters
Choice of Database
Users own all the data they transferred to Ghost. All content can be exported by the user at any time.
With a claim of promoting freedom of speech, Ghost does not control over users’ content, so it is censorship-free.
Ghost does not run any ads that interfere with user site or data. It is ad-free.
Code Ownership: Users own both their content and all the code.
Permissive Open License: There is no restricti****on as the software uses one of the most permissive licenses, the MTI license.
Futureproof: Ghost allows its users to keep using their codes forever even after the company ceases to exist.
Ghost carries out regular penetration testing of its open-source codebase and hosted infrastructure.
SQLi Prevention: The software uses an ORM + query builder and it does not generate any of its raw SQL queries.
Brute-force Protection: user login attempts are constantly scanned with NSP.
Along with a 14-day free trial, Ghost offers three payment methods with dependable features according to the plans.