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The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform. Used by Apple, SkyNews, Buffer, OpenAI, and thousands more.

Ghost overview

What is Ghost? is a free and open source web platform for web applications. It is an alternative to proprietary platforms such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.

Ghost pricing


For professional bloggers who are just getting started

¤29.00 /mo

What's included

  • Views per month : 100k


Everything you need to manage a growing publication

¤79.00 /mo

What's included

  • Views per month : 500K


For serious publishers who need more power and guaranteed uptime

¤199.00 /mo

What's included

  • Views per month : 1 Million

Ghost features

Rich Text Editor

Content Management

SEO Management


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Frequently asked questions about Ghost

How does Ghost work?

1. Ghost was founded in 2013 by former Googler and Wordpress developer Matt Mullenweg and has grown to be a popular blogging platform with 30,000+ users.

2. It's completely free and open source, meaning you don't need to pay for hosting or software. It's a blogging platform that you can use to host your own blog, social media page, or website without having to purchase hosting, which is offered as a paid service.

3. Free and open source software is a huge benefit for anyone and everyone, but it's a big plus for those who don't have the money to spend on hosting.

Can i use Ghost for free?

There is a free trial pricing plan so you can use it for free for a limited time

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