Jraft's collaborative editor in action

Jraft vs Medium

Build your brand and own your content. Switch to Jraft today.

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5x cheaper than a comparable WordPress deployment.

Jraft is around half the price of a comparable WordPress deployment, starting at $6.90/month or $69/year. For comparable WordPress deployment, you would have to spend a minimum of $352-$500/year. Additionally, features like real-time editing are impossible to implement in WordPress.

Read how we calculated this figure here.

Content ownership

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With Jraft, your content is yours. Setup a custom domain and design and build a publication of your dreams, and with best-in-class SEO and optimisation, ensure the world reads it.
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Using Medium, you don't own any of the experience and your content will ultimately be promoting Medium itself — not just your own work.

Article Management & Collaboration

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From our article board to real-time editing, Jraft is built from the ground up to be collaborative.
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Medium was built for individuals and lacks any form of collaboration.

Ease of Design

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Jraft's component based approach is specifically designed for building publications. With over 100+ templates, you can customise everything visually.
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You can't design content at all with Medium — your brand and content looks the same as every other post on Medium.


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Simple on-page editing, minimal UI. Jraft is probably the most easy to learn yet powerful CMS ever designed.
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The most loved feature of Medium is the editor, and Jraft has the exact same editor, but better.

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With powerful collaboration features, comparing Jraft and WordPress is like comparing Notepad and Google Docs.


It's a professional publishing platform with a robust CMS facing up against a drag-and-drop tool. Is there even a contest?
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