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  1. Strapi is the most advanced Node.

    Another example of an open-source CMS is Strapi. It’s built on Node.js and is a Headless CMS. It offers a customizable application programming interface (API) that it automatically generates for each content type you create. Your content is also made available through GraphQL. Strapi supports roles and permissions management with its RBAC feature where different users can be assigned different access levels and...
  2. Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator.

    Another well-known open-source SSG is Jekyll with over 900 contributors on Github. It’s written in Ruby and is the engine that is used on Github Pages. It takes markdown files and liquid templates and converts them into static pages. Jekyll offers themes, plugins, and other integrations that you can use to enhance your generated site. It provides a good-first-issue issue tag for new contributors.
  3. Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages.

    One of the most fastest and popular open-source SSGs is Hugo. It’s written in Go and has over 700 contributors listed on its core Github repository. It uses Go templates for its templates. A notable feature of the Hugo is its themes. It has over 300 website themes contributed and includes entries like developer portfolios, project documentation, and business websites. Community members also help to maintain the...
  4. Ghost is a fully open source, adaptable platform for building and running a modern online publication. We power blogs, magazines and journalists from Zappos to Sky News.

    paid Free Trial $36.0 / Monthly (100k views/month, 2 users)

    Ghost is a prominent blogging open-source CMS. It’s a more traditional CMS and offers both an admin console and a frontend. Over 340 people have made contributions to it. It’s built on Node.js and offers features like themes, newsletters, subscriptions, and several integrations. Its repo lists a contribution guide and some issues are tagged with good-first-issue.