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  1. Weblog that anyone can contribute a link or comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web.
  2. 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 accomplishing these goals.

  3. 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 generation.
  4. Ernestly is a blogging platform for startups that helps you share each step of your startup journey with bite-sized posts of 1200 characters or less. It's plain-text, image-free and hyperlink-free so you can focus on what you have to say.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    Typehut was built with one goal in mind: to be flexible enough so that you can build any kind of publication with it, but simple enough that it wouldn't take you more than a few minutes to get started.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • AppFog
    • Engine Yard Cloud
    • PHP
    • OpenShift
    Free and lightweight blogging system.


    As stated at , the project is no longer maintained since May 2020. Last version, 0.12.7, released in March 2018, can be still downloaded from the official website

  5. Writing and editing websites. It's possible to both post and reopen posts and edit them without any changes to the code. What's very special is the built-in support for Markdown. Plain text HTML editing and WYSIWYG are also supported.
  6. Gridea A static blog writing client. GUI static website generator. It can export to html. Publish to Github Pages.
  7. The freedom of a headless CMS with the full functionality of a traditional CMS.
  8. Simvoly is all-in-one platform with free hosting, amazing designs, a place to control your online identity. You don't need coding skills, one place to help you grow your business. You can create pages, blogs, galleries, sell online, collect emails and so much more.
  9. [Pillowfort is currently in closed beta with over 40,000 users. Everyone who donates $5 or more will get a registration key (or keys) to create an account on the site]
  10. Website builder from docs and spreadsheets. No-code tool for creating websites.
  11. FlatPress is an open-source standard-compliant multi-lingual extensible blogging engine which does not require a DataBase Management System to work. You don’t need MySQL because FlatPress stores all of its content on text files.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    Portal CMS is a free and open source content management system with a powerful integrated page builder.
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  12. A minimalist lightweight note/bookmark organizer, RSS reader and a blogging platform focusing on speed, simplicity and ease of navigation.