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This article was published on October 14, 2013

Open-source blogging platform Ghost opens to the public, hopes to take on WordPress with simplification

Open-source blogging platform Ghost opens to the public, hopes to take on WordPress with simplification
Emil Protalinski
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Emil Protalinski

Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

The open-source blogging platform Ghost, which launched privately just three weeks ago to its 6,000 Kickstarter backers, is now open to the public. The new service aims to make a name for itself by focusing on just blogging, in other words simplifying what the oh-so complex WordPress has become.

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Sign up is very straightforward. Just click here, pick a username, email, and password, and confirm your account by hitting the link that shows up in your inbox.

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