Getting Started with Ghost
A beautifully designed platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing.
Ghost is an Open Source application which allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do. It's simple, elegant, and designed so that you can spend less time making your blog work and more time blogging.
Your Content, Uncovered
Ghost Allows You To Browse Through Your Content and Read it. Easily.
Gone are the days of hopelessly loading page after page after page to even see the contents of your posts. A straightforward split view lets you browse through your content and read it at your leisure. It works just like your favourite email app.
You can filter + sort the posts which appear in the left column, or even search for specific posts in your archive.
Access quick settings for the post directly from the preview pane, or go into full edit mode to revise the post completely and enter some new thoughts.
The Best Writing Experience on The Web
- 9 Ready
- 4 Pending
- 1 Draft
A Revolutionary Dashboard
Ghost grabs all the important data about your blog and pulls it into one place. No more clicking through tens of browser tabs to view your traffic, social media subscriptions, content performance or news feeds.
Drag and drop the widgets to create your own custom dashboard, with the most important information first. Stay on top of your blog's performance and your social media activity as your readership grows.
Customise it Completely. It's Yours.
You can write themes for it so your blog can have its own design. You can write plugins for it to add your own functionality. You can host it on your laptop, or you can host it on a public server. The code is open, and so is the MIT license. No restrictions.
It Works Where You Work
We know that inspiration can strike anywhere, not just when you're sitting behind a computer. So, Ghost works where you work.
Ghost is a fully responsive web application that works on all devices. Not just moderating comments or token functionality. The whole thing.
Use Our Platform & Help Ghost Grow
We're setting up world-class hosted platform that allows you to set up a new Ghost blog in just a couple of clicks. You'll need hosting for your blog no matter what, but our service will be the most powerful way of running Ghost - and the easiest to get started with. You'll have the full Ghost software with all bells, whistles, themes, plugins, and some extras that are only available with us (like automatic updates and backups).
What's more by choosing to run your blog through our hosted platform, you'll be investing in the future of the software.
"Ghost will take your boring blog to the next astral plane ... it looks so darn beautiful."