Running ghost stop stops your site from running in the background.

This command stops the site in the current folder, unless passed the name of a ghost instance or a directory. You can always discover running Ghost instances using ghost ls.


# Stop Ghost in the current folder
ghost stop

# Stop a specific Ghost instance (use ghost ls to find the name)
ghost stop [name]

# Stop the Ghost instance called ghost-local
ghost stop ghost-local


Run ghost stop --help for more detailed information.

# Stop all running Ghost instances
ghost stop --all

# Stop running the Ghost instance in a specific directory
ghost stop --dir /path/to/site/

# Tells the process manager that Ghost should not start on server reboot
ghost stop --disable