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Simple Design, Advanced Technology

Looks like a kitten, runs like a cheetah

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Node.js is the platform which powers Ghost. Being built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime, makes it fast, scalable, and incredibly efficient.

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Handlebars is the powerful, logicless, semantic templating language which powers Ghost's themes. It's very easy to learn!

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Ghost Developer Kit is a collection of APIs which allow you to control and extend almost all of the functions of the Ghost platform.

Getting Started with Ghost

The fast-track developer instructions


Finding Your Way Around

Everything you need is located in the /content/ directory

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Control how your blog looks and feels

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Change or add new functionality to your blog

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All the images uploaded to your blog are here

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This is where Ghost stores your content

Need Help Getting Going?

Check out our in-depth documentation for all the details

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Help us Build Ghost

Join an incredible group of contributors all over the world

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