Automad Alternatives

    Automad is described as 'file-based flat CMS and template engine. It is designed to be fully portable without any dependencies on databases or fixed locations and doesn't require any complicated setup process. All data gets stored in a human readable form' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Automad for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Automad are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Drupal (Freemium, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Joomla (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 10, 2021

    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.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron
      • Node.JS
      The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.
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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. Where programmers share ideas and help each other grow. It is an online community for sharing and discovering great ideas, having debates, and making friends. Anyone can share articles, questions, discussions, etc. as long as they have the rights to the words they are sharing.
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    5. django CMS is an Enterprise CMS built with Django and one of the most active open-source projects in the Django ecosystem. Since 2007 it powers tens of thousands of websites across the world, and benefits from a friendly developer community.
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    6. ImpressPages is a PHP framework with admin panel. A new MVC engine is under the hood so you can customize ImpressPages in no time. Write your own plugins and themes to suit your and customers’ needs best.

      Discontinued

      Its main repository https://github.com/impresspages/ImpressPages did not update since 2018. Website is unaccessable due to the certificate expired.

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    7. Flextype is an open source, fast and flexible file-based CMS in PHP. It's easy to install (just copy files to your server), upgrade and use and provides an API for plugins, themes and core elements.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      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.
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