Grav is a swift, user-friendly, flexible web platform that works on a file-based system. Unlike other platforms, it doesn't require any installation process. Just decompress the ZIP file and you're good to go! It adheres to the principles used by other flat-file content management systems (CMS), but it offers a unique design philosophy. Plus, Grav is integrated with an efficient package management system that simplifies plugin and theme installation and upgrades as well as Grav updates.
Key features of Grav are specifically designed using top-notch technologies to ensure its simplicity of use and ease of extension. These features give Grav its power and flexibility. They include Twig Templating which provides powerful control over the user interface, Markdown for effortless content creation, YAML for straightforward configuration, and Parsedown for swift support of Markdown and Markdown Extra.
More advanced features include Doctrine Cache that enhances performance by adding a layer for caching, Pimple Dependency Injection Container for extensibility and maintainability, Symfony Event Dispatcher for handling plugin events, Symfony Console offering a command line interface (CLI), and Gregwar Image Library which allows dynamic image manipulation.