An open source blogging platform which makes writing pleasurable and publishing simple. Ghost is a free, open, simple blogging platform that's available to anyone who wants to use it. Lovingly created and maintained by John O'Nolan , Hannah Wolfe, an amazing group of contributors. It was original, elegant, simple, and made instant waves in both the WordPress community and the wider blogging community. The concept was for a new blogging platform he called Ghost.