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    WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. More simply...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry BSD iPad Self-Hosted PHP

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    Blogger is a blog publishing service. Create your blog. Share your thoughts, photos, and more with your friends and the world. Easy...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

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    Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    A fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining your website. From a simple blog this tool is capable...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Weebly is a freemium drag-and-drop website builder. It features many themes, web page elements and stock images, but has no undo...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    ProcessWire is a friendly and powerful open source CMS and CMF with an exceptionally strong foundation.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Grav is an easy to use, yet powerful, opensource CMS that requires no database. In a nutshell, installing Grav is a matter of...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP Markdown

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    Octopress is a framework designed by Brandon Mathis for Jekyll, the blog aware static site generator powering Github Pages. To start...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Ruby Jekyll

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    Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    modx is a free, fast & flexible, ajax and seo content management system MODx helps you take control of your online content. An...

    Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

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    Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages. Hugo flexibly works with many formats and is ideal for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Fork CMS

    Fork CMS is dedicated to creating a user friendly environment to build, monitor and update your website. We take great pride in being...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Svbtle, a new kind of magazine. An extremely simple platform for collecting and developing ideas, sharing them with the world, and...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Yellow icon


    Yellow is for people who make websites. It's a flat-file content management system. Everything is made of files and folders. You...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Textpattern is an elegant content management system that is free, open source software. Web designers, developers, publishers and...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Web Start Today

    Web Start Today is the small business owner’s ticket to Internet success. With our easy-to-use Website Builder, hands-on business...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    With no knowledge of PHP required at all you can make any static web-page editable by your clients.

    Open Source Web / Cloud PHP

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    Postach.io helps you instantly create custom sites by converting your notes to blog posts and pages. Post instantly from Evernote...

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    CMS Made Simple

    CMS Made Simple - the open source content management system for the rest of us. CMS Made Simple helps experienced web developers and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    TYPO3 is an enterprise-class, open source CMS, used internationally to build and manage websites of all types, from small sites for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Websites for Trello

    If you like to use Trello for personal organization (as they say, organizing everything), you will also like to have a website and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Symphony CMS

    Symphony is an XSLT-powered open source content management system It's a web-based content management system (CMS) that enables...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Online blogging software - free for basic users! Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Cargo icon


    Cargo evolved out of the system that runs the SpaceCollective community. We found it remarkably successful and efficient in creating...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Craft CMS

    Craft gives you the tools to sculpt a content management experience precisely tailored to your site’s needs. Craft doesn’t make...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    uCoz is a free website-builder that includes hosting and a website management system. uCoz works according to the principles of Web...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Anchor CMS icon

    Anchor CMS

    Anchor is a lightweight blogging platform with a focus on simplicity and elegance.

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud AppFog Engine Yard Cloud PHP ... OpenShift

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    b2evolution is a powerful blog tool you can install on your own website. It includes all the features of traditional blog tools...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Stacey

    Stacey is a lightweight content management system. No database setup or installation files, simply drop the application on a server...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP ... GitHub

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    SPIP is a publishing system for the Internet in which great importance is attached to collaborative working, to multilingual...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Wattpad icon


    Wattpad is now the worlds most popular ebook community where readers and writers discover, share and connect. Delivering billions of...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry ... Windows Phone iPad

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    ExpressionEngine is a flexible, feature-rich content management system that empowers thousands of individuals, organizations, and...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    Chyrp Discontinued

    Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It is powered by PHP and has very powerful...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted PHP

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    Wolf CMS

    Wolf CMS simplifies content management by offering an elegant user interface, flexible templating per page, simple user management and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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about Ghost Aug 2013

I am looking forward to this as wordpress makes me not want to use it any more.