Why Tina CMS might be the best tool for bloggers

Every blogger wants to get a lot of visitors to their blog and to do that, you must consider SEO as well as the speed and performance of your website. Tina CMS is an open-source content management system that integrates with Git-powered static websites and adds a clean headless CMS interface on top.

Whether you are an experienced blogger or just getting started, you must be familiar with different aspects of SEO. You should also understand that the speed and performance of your website matter a lot for both ranking in search engines as well as providing a good user experience.

It has been almost an industry standard for a long time now to always rely on WordPress for building new blogs and websites. This is completely understandable, as WordPress has been integrated into many hosting providers’ services, making it very easy to set up and get started. However, WordPress does have some cons if you decide to use it for your website or blog.

Static websites outperform WordPress

Static websites are like the name suggests, static and do not rely on web servers and databases. This is completely opposite to WordPress which runs on LAMP stack. It doesn’t really matter how much you try to optimize your WordPress-powered website, it will never be able to outperform static websites in speed and performance due to the nature of their underlying technologies.

While speed and performance are really important parts of running a successful website, WordPress websites do have an edge over other solutions, such as static websites. One of the advantages that WordPress has is its user-friendly and easy-to-use UI, which requires little to no previous experience to get started.

It is possible to set up, run, and maintain a WordPress website without any coding or programming experience, which is not the case with static websites for example.

Tina CMS brings static websites to non-coders

Even if you are aware of the advantages of static websites over WordPress websites, it might be too much to learn how to set up a blog with a static site generator, such as Hugo, as it requires some basic knowledge of programming. Even if you were able to set everything up using a static site generator, you would still have to use a text editor for writing, editing, and publishing blog posts. Well, all this hustle with code has been solved with Tina CMS.

Tina CMS is an open-source headless content management system that integrates with Git-powered websites, such as ones built with static site generators. What this means is that you will no longer have to spend all your time inside a text editor to create, edit, and publish new blog posts when using a static site generator for your blog. You can now add Tina CMS to your static site generator and have a clean user-friendly UI, like with WordPress, which you can use to manage your blog.

All the changes that are made from Tina CMS UI are stored and pushed as Git commits to your sourcecode repository.

An example view of Tina CMS GUI

Adding a GUI to your static website with Tina CMS

If you already have a static website and just want to add a simple GUI to manage all your content, Tina CMS provides a step-by-step guide on how you can integrate Tina to your existing blog. It is very straightforward to add Tina CMS to your existing project by using Tina CLI -tool.

If you are just getting started with building a new blog and want to use Tina CMS, you will first need to set up your new blog before you can add Tina CMS to it.


While Tina CMS might be one of the best tools out there for bloggers, it does require some basic knowledge and understanding of static websites, Git, hosting, and even coding with languages like Markdown, and JavaScript.

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