ExpressionEngine Alternatives

    ExpressionEngine is described as 'CMS is the most secure, flexible, extensible, and user friendly Open Source CMS on the planet. # Beautiful Content' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to ExpressionEngine, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to ExpressionEngine are Tumblr (Free), Ghost (Free, Open Source), Drupal (Free, Open Source) and Joomla (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. Professional, secure, high quality business websites in 60 seconds with free website design and a 60-day money back guarantee.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It is powered by PHP and has very powerful theme and extension engines, so you can personalize it however you want.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.5.2, released in November 2014, and the sourcecode are still available on Github.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Croogo is a free, open source, content management system for PHP, released under The MIT License. It is powered by CakePHP MVC framework.
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    2. Moopato Website Builder is an Offline Content Management System (CMS). It runs on your local machine and not on a server. You create your content locally, build the whole site with the push of a button and then you can upload it to your hosting provider.
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    3. BlazeBlogger is a simple to use but capable CMS for the command line.

      Discontinued

      Last version seems to be BlazeBlogger 1.2.0 from 2011-02-20, see http://blaze.blackened.cz/tags/release/

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    4. Ionize is a free professional multilingual and user-friendly PHP Content Management System (CMS) based on CodeIgniter. Ionize it is a CMS multilingual, MVC plugin and admin full ajax. The template engine is based on xml syntax more faster than of smarty, twig or Dwoo.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Movable Type Pro is designed for bloggers, design and development firms, and small and medium-sized businesses, and has all of the features of Movable Type plus social networking features, custom fields for extending your content management system, and new Professional Templates...
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Tidy is a fast, template-based website builder. FEATURES - Move content from an existing site to a new template with a few clicks - Auto-create websites using a content source, like a CRM - Import 1000s of sites
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      • .NET Framework
      Sitefinity is a Web Content Management System that leverages the .NET 4.0 development patterns familiar to Microsoft developers. Sitefinity provides a convenient drag and drop interface for creating commercial websites, community portals and intranets.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      LOCOMOTIVE is an open source CMS for Rails. It's super flexible and integrates with Heroku and Amazon S3.
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