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Grav is an open-source flat-file content management system (CMS). Unlike traditional CMSs that rely on a database to store content, Grav uses text files and a file-based configuration. It's built on PHP and Symfony components, employing Twig templating to allow for more straightforward customization. Its architecture allows for added security against attacks targeting databases and comes with an admin plugin that provides an interface for managing functions such as uploading media, creating pages or modifying settings.