Alternatives to Ghost for all platforms with any license

  • WordPress icon

    WordPress

    WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it. Self-hosted...

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

    • Wordpress is based on open source code, is more established in this field and has a much greater range of functionality, esp. though its community-driven plugin system. WP is more complicated also, but probably the "default" alternative, if there had to be one.
      JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Blogger

    Blogger is a blog publishing service. Create your blog. Share your thoughts, photos, and more with your friends and the world. Easy to use. It’s easy to post text, photos, and videos from the web or your mobile phone. Flexible....

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

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    Medium

    Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world....

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Jekyll

    Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    ProcessWire

    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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    Squarespace

    A fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining your website. From a simple blog this tool is capable of creating community / Enterprise scale portals and uniquely enables different content available to...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    Weebly

    Weebly is a freemium drag-and-drop website builder. It features many themes, web page elements and stock images. FEATURES * Create a free website & blog * Easy drag and drop interface * No technical skills...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    Grav

    Grav is an easy to use, yet powerful, opensource CMS that requires no database. In a nutshell, installing Grav is a matter of unzipping the file. It is fast, has sophisticated caching, and a light footprint for optimal performance....

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP Markdown

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    MODx

    modx is a free, fast & flexible, ajax and seo content management system MODx helps you take control of your online content. An Open Source Content Management Framework, it frees you to build sites exactly how you want and make...

    Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

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    Known

    Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Octopress

    Octopress is a framework designed by Brandon Mathis for Jekyll, the blog aware static site generator powering Github Pages. To start blogging with Jekyll, you have to write your own HTML templates, CSS, Javascripts and set up your...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Ruby Jekyll

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    Hugo

    Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages. Hugo flexibly works with many formats and is ideal for blogs, docs, portfolios and much more.

    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 the Content Management System of choice for beginners and professionals. We combine this grand...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Svbtle

    Svbtle, a new kind of magazine. An extremely simple platform for collecting and developing ideas, sharing them with the world, and reading them. The developers have focused their energy into building the simplest interface for...

    Commercial 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 any assumptions about your content. You’re in charge of defining it by setting up custom fields to...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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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 designers to create sites of power and beauty in a fraction of the normal time, avoiding hours of...

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

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    Textpattern

    Textpattern is an elegant content management system that is free, open source software. Web designers, developers, publishers and bloggers love its flexibility and extensibility. It has a powerful, sophisticated engine that can be...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    postach.io

    Postach.io helps you instantly create custom sites by converting your notes to blog posts and pages. Post instantly from Evernote, Dropbox & Pocket. No code, no fuss, just the tools you already use.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Evernote Dropbox

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    Yellow

    Yellow is for people who make websites. It's a flat-file content management system. Everything is made of files and folders. You can create web pages, blogs, wikis. There's support for Dropbox, Markdown and static content...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    TYPO3

    TYPO3 is an enterprise-class, open source CMS, used internationally to build and manage websites of all types, from small sites for non-profits to multilingual enterprise solutions for large corporations. The API-driven extension...

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

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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 owners can create and customize a feature-rich website in few easy steps and go live the same day for...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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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 control its content with Trello. Websites for Trello will turn a Trello Board you control into a...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    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

  • Symphony CMS icon

    Symphony CMS

    Symphony is an XSLT-powered open source content management system It's a web-based content management system (CMS) that enables users to create and manage websites and web applications of all shapes and sizes—from the simplest...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    CouchCMS

    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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    LiveJournal

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

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    uCoz

    uCoz is a free website-builder that includes hosting and a website management system. uCoz works according to the principles of Web 2.0 and allows creating of the most complicated projects with extraordinary simplicity and speed.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • blogstrap.py

    blogstrap.py is a simple, no frills blog content management system powered by Twitter's Bootstrap and web.py. It features most things you would come to expect from a simple blogging platform. You can browse posts by category or...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python

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    Umbraco

    Umbraco is a fully-featured open source content management system with the flexibility to run anything from small campaign or brochure sites right through to complex applications for Fortune 500's and some of the largest media...

    Freemium Windows Self-Hosted .NET Framework

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    GetSimple CMS

    GetSimple is an XML based lite Content Management System. To go along with its best-in-class user interface, we have loaded it with features that every website needs, but with nothing it doesn't. GetSimple is truly the simplest...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    SPIP

    SPIP is a publishing system for the Internet in which great importance is attached to collaborative working, to multilingual environments, and to simplicity of use for web authors. It is free software, distributed under the GNU/GPL...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Pulse CMS

    Pulse CMS is the easiest way to build and deploy a responsive, content managed website. Since it's a flat file CMS there is no complicated database setup, just copy it to your server and go.

    Commercial Self-Hosted

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    Write.as

    Write.as lets you write and publish text instantly. Write a note for yourself to read later. Create a standalone article you can quickly broadcast on social media — or publish a full blog. Write.as takes the distraction out of...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome Kindle Fire

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    Cargo

    Cargo evolved out of the system that runs the SpaceCollective community. We found it remarkably successful and efficient in creating visual content on the web, placing a strong emphasis on design, layout, image quality and typography....

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    ExpressionEngine

    ExpressionEngine is a flexible, feature-rich content management system that empowers thousands of individuals, organizations, and companies around the world to easily manage their website. If youre tired of the limitations of your...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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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.

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