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CMS.js is described as 'is fully client-side, Javascript site generator in the spirit of Jekyll that uses plain ol' HTML, CSS and Javascript to generate your website' and is a static site generator in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CMS.js for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Ghost. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hugo or Jekyll. Other great apps like CMS.js are Grav, Gatsby, postach.io and Pelican.

CMS.js alternatives are mainly Blog Publishing Tools but may also be Static Site Generators or CMS Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CMS.js.
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  1. Ghost icon

    Ghost

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS
    264 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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    Hugo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    76 alternatives to Hugo 

    Hugo is a general-purpose website framework for generating static web pages. Hugo flexibly works with many formats and is ideal for blogs, docs, portfolios and much more.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownHugo supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Ad-freeHugo doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightHugo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Jekyll

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    117 alternatives to Jekyll 

    Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJekyll supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Grav

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Markdown
    • Cloudron
    192 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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    Gatsby

    • Self-Hosted
    • React
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    95 alternatives to Gatsby 

    Gatsby provides development teams an open source frontend framework for creating dynamic, optimized websites and a cloud platform for delivering them on a blazing fast edge network.

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    postach.io

    • Online
    • Evernote
    • Dropbox
    104 alternatives to postach.io 

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

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    Pelican

    • Self-Hosted
    81 alternatives to Pelican 

    Static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic

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    1.  Support for MarkDownPelican supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Pelican.
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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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    Bridgetown

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    • RubyGems
    97 alternatives to Bridgetown 

    In a nutshell, Bridgetown is a static site generator. You give it text written in an author-friendly markup language like Markdown, and it uses layouts and templates to build a website and save the compiled HTML, CSS, and Javascript to an output folder.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownBridgetown supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBridgetown can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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      Zola

      49 alternatives to Zola 

      Everything you need to make a static site engine in one binary.

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