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    Grav is described as 'easy to use, yet powerful, opensource CMS that requires no database. In a nutshell, installing Grav matter of unzipping the file. It is fast, has sophisticated caching, and a light footprint for optimal performance' and is a very popular CMS Tool in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Grav for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows and Mac. Most alternatives are CMS and Blog Publishing Tools. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Grav are Drupal (Freemium, Open Source), Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Jekyll (Free, Open Source) and Tumblr (Free).

    This page was last updated May 2, 2022
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    Grav is an easy to use, yet powerful, opensource CMS that requires no database. In a nutshell, installing Grav is a matter...
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    1. 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.
      WordPress vs Grav opinions
      This alternative is disputed. WordPress is still a legitimate alternative to Grav, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Grav is an open source cms without need for a db.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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      Not a flat file system, outdated code, not a CMS from the get go but a mutated blogging platform
      Negative comment 11 months ago

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      WordPress is not a flat-file CMS.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    2. 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.


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      The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.
      Ghost vs Grav opinions
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      therojam even it is not as easy to install it is as grav, it is easy to use as grav.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

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    3. 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.
    4. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.
      Tumblr vs Grav opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Tumblr is still a legitimate alternative to Grav, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      grav is a cms and tubmlr is a social media platform. completely unrelated.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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      Tumblr is a social media website, Grav is a CMS. One you browse the happenings the other you build websites.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      tumblr is a social media site and not a CMS!
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      therojam Tumblr is not selfhosted, its more as we say today, a cloud product or better to say its a socialmedia network like instagram and facebook.
      Negative comment 12 months ago

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    5. Create a unique and beautiful blog. It's free and easy.
    6. 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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      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.
    7. ProcessWire is a friendly and powerful open source CMS and CMF with an exceptionally strong foundation. With all custom fields, an easy-to-use jQuery-inspired API, and a powerful page selector engine, ProcessWire will rise to any task.
      ProcessWire vs Grav opinions
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      noelboss Compared to Grav, Processwire has a much more intuitive UI and features while still very easy to develop for.
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    8. Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use.
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