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Directus is described as 'With over 20 million downloads, Directus is the world's first Open Data Platform for instantly turning any SQL database into an API and beautiful no-code app' and is a CMS tool in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Directus for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, PHP, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Directus are IFTTT, n8n.io, Airtable and Drupal.

Directus 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 Directus.
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  • DigitalOcean
  • Self-Hosted
  • Ubuntu
  • Heroku
  • Cloudron
  • Docker

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    WordPress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    412 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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    WordPress is CMS with possibility of headless CMS. Directus is multi database headless API or data management with automations and low coding.

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    IFTTT

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    103 alternatives to IFTTT 

    Over 600 apps work with IFTTT including Twitter, Telegram, Google Drive, Twitch, Weather Underground, Instagram, Gmail, and devices like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue, and your iPhone. The IFTTT app also integrates with the Health app, so you can easily track and...

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    n8n.io

    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron
    79 alternatives to n8n.io 

    n8n is a free Node-based source-available Workflow Automation Tool. It can be self-hosted, easily extended, and so also used with internal tools.

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    Airtable

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    128 alternatives to Airtable 

    Airtable is the easy but powerful organizational tool that works exactly the way you want. It's as fast and flexible as a spreadsheet, but offers a refreshingly clean, modern way to organize and collaborate on everything.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Airtable simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardAirtable allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Airtable using IFTTT.
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    Drupal

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • NGINX
    • Microsoft IIS
    206 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
    The City of Boston website is powered by Drupal
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    Drupal is CMS with possibility of headless CMS. Directus is multi database headless API or data management with automations and low coding.

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    Ghost

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    • 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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    Ghost is optimised only for for publishing articles, so no custom data types. Directus can connect to existing DB schema and manage fields, tables, related fields, automate actions with low code and REST API.

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    Zapier

    • Online
    104 alternatives to Zapier 

    Zapier enables you to automate tasks between other online services (services like Salesforce, Basecamp, Gmail, and 249 more).

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    Joomla

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    186 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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    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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    Grav vs Directus opinions
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    Grav is CMS without DB. Directus is universald database managent with API and automations.

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  10. Blogger icon

    Blogger

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    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    184 alternatives to Blogger 

    Create a unique and beautiful blog. It's free and easy.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Blogger using IFTTT.
    2.  Ad-freeBlogger doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Blogger vs Directus opinions
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    Blogger is proprietary blog system. Directus is open-source self-hosted data management with API and automations. Blog can be created on directus.

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