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Forestry Alternatives

Forestry is described as 'A simple CMS for Jekyll and Hugo site' and is a CMS tool in the business & commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Forestry, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Publii, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Forestry are CloudCannon, Netlify CMS, Sanity.io and Stastic.

Forestry alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Web Hosting Services or Website Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Forestry.
This page was last updated Mar 9, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
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A simple CMS for Jekyll and Hugo site.

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  1. Publii

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Publii allows to you build, modify and manage an unlimited number of sites from the same app with instant switching; no databases or other credentials to remember.

  2. CloudCannon

    • Online

    CloudCannon gives your team an exceptional website editing interface with a robust a flexible developer experience. Support for Jekyll, Hugo, 11ty, Next.js, Nuxt.js, Gatsby, and SvelteKit.

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    chriswingate15

    Extremely easy to use both for developers and editors. It has multiple different editor views and can be customized to fit my use case

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    yodasoda

    Best of both worlds for editors and developers. Great live editing experience and unmatched developer freedom to get the job done.

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    louieclaasen

    Great editing experience and fantastic support.

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    davidlarge

    Mostly the visual editing on CloudCannon is amazing. But also Forestry is sunsetting, or has reached the end-of-life, with no new features or support. CloudCannon has full support for SSGs like 11ty, Hugo, Jekyll, and Forestry's replacement Tina (React only) doesn't support them.

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  3. Netlify CMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • GitHub

    Netlify CMS is a single-page app that you pull into the /admin part of your site. It presents a clean UI for editing content stored in a Git repository.

  4. Sanity.io

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online

    Sanity is a hosted backend for structured content with a real-time API, globally distributed CDN, and a powerful, but simple query language. A headless CMS with an open source React-based editor, that can be configured with basic JavaScript.

  5. Stastic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Stastic is an online website editor used to create a website or edit one you already have.



  6. Pancake.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Pancake.io uses a shared Dropbox folder or from Git-progect to host your web pages, making creating and editing your pages very quick. All you need to do is create a text file, and save it into the special Pancake folder in your Dropbox account or from git-repository.

  7. Lektor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • GitHub

    Lektor is a flexible and powerful static content management system for building complex and beautiful websites out of flat files — for people who do not want to make a compromise between a CMS and a static blog engine.

  8. Siteleaf

    • Online

    Content management simplified. Edit in the cloud, publish anywhere.

  9. Moopato Website Builder

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

  10. Site44

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    Site44 provides the easiest and fastest way to publish files to the web by connecting the contents of a special folder in your Dropbox account to our optimized hosting platform.

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