• WordPress icon


    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

  • Twitter icon


    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called...

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry ... Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad TweetDeck Blackberry 10 Nokia Store Kindle Fire

  • Blogger icon


    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

  • Grav icon


    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

  • Known icon


    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

  • Svbtle icon


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

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Redaxscript icon


    Ultra lightweight Content Management System for MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite.

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

  • weheartit.com icon


    We Heart It lets you create an online album (a heart) with your favorite images and videos. At the same time you can see what other...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad ... Kindle Fire

  • LiveJournal icon


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

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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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

  • postach.io icon


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

    Freemium Web / Cloud Evernote Dropbox

  • Websites for Trello icon

    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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    Soup is a tumblelog, a super-easy blog that can do more than just text: post links, quotes, videos, audio, files, reviews and events. ...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Craft CMS icon

    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

  • 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

  • ExpressionEngine icon


    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

  • Write.as icon


    Write.as lets you write and publish text instantly. Write a note for yourself to read later. Create a standalone article you can...

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

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  • Dropplets icon


    Dropplets is a platform dedicated to making blogging simple again. With no database, you can install Dropplets in seconds on any...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

  • Blogginger.com icon


    Fully managed blog hosting for free. Allow upgrade site to get extra space storage, disable any ads and to use your own domain. There...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Wordpress

  • blogstrap.py

    blogstrap.py is a simple, no frills blog content management system powered by Twitter's Bootstrap and web.py. It features most...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python

  • Umbraco icon


    Umbraco is a fully-featured open source content management system with the flexibility to run anything from small campaign or brochure...

    Open Source Windows Self-Hosted .NET Framework

  • ALLYOU icon


    Creating your online portfolio has never been that easy. Simply drag and drop the elements to your content and publish your creative...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Postly icon


    Postly is designed with a focus on simplicity, privacy and speed. It’s a new and more personal social network that lets you share...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

  • MaxSite CMS icon

    MaxSite CMS

    Universal, simple and fast CMS.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

  • BlogPress icon


    BlogPress is fast, easy to use, rich featured blogging app that highly intergraded with your favorite social networks: Facebook...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    DevSpace Sites

    Create a clean, free, and professional looking website, without having to worry about hackers, updating web servers, or just general...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Wordpress

  • TypePad icon


    TypePad is the premier blogging service for professionals and small businesses. TypePad hosts many popular blogs and small business...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • ZeroBlog

    ZeroBlog - For a distributed, self publishing blogging platform ( and centralized authentication ). Source code :...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud NameCoin Python ... JavaScript ZeroNet CoffeeScript

  • Patchwork icon


    It's better than email because: - Private messages are end-to-end encrypted, always. - You have to follow somebody to get...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Socialgimme icon

    Socialgimme Discontinued

    Socialgimme is a brand new and exciting way to instantly create pages and websites which are responsive to mobile devices, offer...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud

  • Directus icon


    Directus. An awesome content management framework for everyone. Three Simple Plans Free 14-day trial of Basic plan. Effortlessly...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Silvrback icon


    Lean, Beautiful and Distraction-Free Blogging.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Minds icon


    We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Bloopist icon


    Bloopist is a simplified blogging platform. Preview your posts as your create them. Publish to your custom domain. Drag and drop image...

    Free Web / Cloud

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Tumblr Comments


Comment by pawankumar1
about Tumblr Jul 2016

Its ok

Negative Comment by impossible
about Tumblr Aug 2013

This is very popular and alot of people use this. Its clean and easy but Its not what im looking for. It seems like its not the right place to blog for someone serious. Has a lot of explicit content as well just to warn anyone out there.


Definitely an enjoyable blog site. Very clean, sleek, all t ...

Comment by thelivingded
about Tumblr Jun 2011

Definitely an enjoyable blog site. Very clean, sleek, all that jazz.