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Flextype Alternatives

Flextype is described as 'The freedom of a headless CMS with the full functionality of a traditional CMS' and is a CMS tool in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Flextype for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, PHP and Mac. The best alternative is Grav, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Flextype are ClassicPress, Bludit, Automad and Flatpress.

Flextype 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 Flextype.
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  1. Grav icon

    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).
    The dashboard
    The basic folder structure is self-explaining
  2. ClassicPress icon

    ClassicPress

    • Self-Hosted
    16 alternatives to ClassicPress 

    ClassicPress is a community-led open source content management system and a fork of WordPress that preserves the TinyMCE classic editor as the default option, which means there is no Gutenberg (block) editor.

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    ClassicPress admin dashboard


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    Bludit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    29 alternatives to Bludit 

    Bludit is a web application to build your own website or blog in seconds, it's completely free and open source. A PRO version is available for those who want to support the software developer. The software seems almost the same between the versions.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBludit can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportBludit integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  Support for MarkDownBludit supports MarkDown for document formatting.
  4. Automad icon

    Automad

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    87 alternatives to Automad 

    Automad is a 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.

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    Dashboard
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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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    Statamic

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    90 alternatives to Statamic 

    Build powerful & dynamic websites without a database. An infinitely flexible, flat-file Content Management System.

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  7. Monstra CMS icon

    Monstra CMS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    96 alternatives to Monstra CMS 

    Fast and small flat-file content management system written in PHP!.

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    Discontinued

    Superseded by Flextype icon Flextype

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  8. Vapid icon

    Vapid

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    175 alternatives to Vapid 

    Vapid is an intentionally simple content management system built on the idea that you can create a custom dashboard without ever leaving the HTML.

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    1.  Node BasedVapid supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
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  9. Pulse CMS icon

    Pulse CMS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    48 alternatives to Pulse CMS 

    Pulse CMS is the easiest way to build and deploy a responsive, content managed website. Since it's a flat file CMS there is no complicated database setup, just copy it to your server and go.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportPulse CMS integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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  10. PhileCMS icon

    PhileCMS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    24 alternatives to PhileCMS 

    A file-driven CMS powered by Markdown and Twig.

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