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  1. WordPress is software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. We believe great software should work with minimum set up, so you can focus on sharing your story, product, or services freely.
  2. PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.


  3. BookStack is a free and open source knowledge management platform built on PHP. The system has been built around simplicity to ensure that adding information to it is not a chore. The content structure is built on the metaphors of Books, Chapters & Pages.
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  4. Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual, a community of users, or an enterprise to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website.
  5. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, including this website, the home of MediaWiki.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    • Wordpress
    Matomo, previously Piwik and before that PHPMyVisites, is a downloadable, open-source (GPL-licensed) web analytics software program.
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  6. 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.
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular web site software available.
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  7. Friendica is a distributed social network application. Which allow users to connect with others via their own Friendica server, but may also fully integrate contacts from other platforms including Twitter, diaspora*, Pump.io and StatusNet into their 'newsfeed'.
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  8. Flarum is free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity. You can use Flarum to easily set up a discussion forum for your website. Flarum is developed openly on GitHub. It is the combined successor of esoTalk and FluxBB. It aims to be:
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  9. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • PHP
    Like everything else here, Polr is an open source and self-hostable web application. It's a fast and simple URL shortener with a robust API for using with command line applications.
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    LimeSurvey (formerly PHPSurveyor) is an Open Source PHP web application to develop, publish and collect responses to online & offline surveys. Anonymous and Not-Anonymous survey, open and closed group of participant surveys, optional public registration for surveys.
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  10. OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep.

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    Paperwork currently is under development. As stated on the official website: "The software is not usable at this moment. Paperwork v2 is targeted to developers that would like to contribute to the project."