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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 a CMS tool in the business & commerce category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Automad for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, PHP, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Automad are Drupal, Ghost, Grav and Joomla.

Automad alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Website Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Automad.
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  1. WordPress icon

    WordPress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    411 alternatives to WordPress 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWordPress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of WordPress.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within WordPress using IFTTT.
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    Drupal

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • NGINX
    • Microsoft IIS
    200 alternatives to Drupal 

    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. Hundreds of thousands of people and organizations are using Drupal to power an endless variety of...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDrupal can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportDrupal integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  Support for BootstrapDrupal supports the popular CSS framework Bootstrap.
    4.  Ad-freeDrupal doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    In 2009 the White House choose Drupal to power its website. The White House also contributed multiple Drupal modules at https://www.drupal.org/u/whitehouse
    Tesla Motors website is powered by Drupal


  3. Ghost icon

    Ghost

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS
    261 alternatives to Ghost 

    The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownGhost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. Grav icon

    Grav

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Markdown
    • Cloudron
    185 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownGrav supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGrav can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationGrav supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    The basic folder structure is self-explaining
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    Joomla

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    182 alternatives to Joomla 

    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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    Control Panel


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    django CMS

    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    81 alternatives to django CMS 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsdjango CMS can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    DEV Community

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    310 alternatives to DEV Community 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownDEV Community supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Flatpress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Softaculous
    127 alternatives to Flatpress 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeFlatpress doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedFlatpress is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightFlatpress consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlatpress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    ImpressPages CMS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    149 alternatives to ImpressPages CMS 

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

    Administration area: real browsable website with all tools needed on the top.
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    Cargo

    • Online
    88 alternatives to 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.

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