Ghost for Writers

The most popular platform designed explicitly for professional publishers and bloggers like you, who create content for work.

Why should writers use Ghost?

Experience a platform that was built explicitly to do one thing really well: Publishing. It has everything you need for professional work.

Fast, beautiful publications

Own your content

Because the software is open source, you always own your content and your site can be completely customised with beautiful themes.

Everything you need

Write more with Ghost

Focus on content, publish faster & let your CMS do the heavy-lifting. All the features you need are taken care of, no plugins required!


Ghost has a familiar writing experience and sensible content management. The platform takes care of things like performance & SEO, so you can concentrate on writing.

The rich editor allows you to do exactly that, while also supporting dynamic cards for when you need to include image galleries, markdown, HTML and more.

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Develop a direct relationship with your audience and discover who your most devoted readers are with memberships & subscriptions.

Transform anonymous views into registered members, or even generate sustainable revenue from your work with recurring subscriptions.

You’re in good company

Thousands of writers rely on Ghost

The platform is trusted by a growing number of publishers, and each Ghost site reflects the personality of its creator.

Troy Hunt theme
The Stanford Review theme
The Listener theme
Harvard International Review theme
And more

Features for writers & publishers

All the features you need are ready to use, without the need for additional downloads or bloated plugins.


Rich authoring

Experience a familiar environment for writers that allows you to focus on one thing: creating unique content.


Optimised distribution

Your work is set up to be discovered, with built-in SEO, detailed structured data, social sharing, native email newsletters and more.

Tools for the team

Collaborate with your team of authors & editors - schedule content and assign multiple authors to a piece of content.

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Completely customisable

Build flexible site structures to suit your needs & stand out from the rest. Add your own branding, styles and domain name.


Memberships & subscriptions

Build a business on top of publishing with built-in member management and paid subscriptions, with 0% transaction fees.


Real content gating

Publish premium content that is protected and accessible only to member accounts. Even if JavaScript is disabled.

Get started with Ghost today

We set up 4,933  new publications in the last week, yours will be up and running in minutes.

Try it for yourself with a free 14 day trial
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