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Headstart is described as 'Use a top-notch self-hosted open source CMS that can run on shared hosting while leveraging the flexibility of a headless architecture. Serve multiple channels and platforms, innovate with the latest frontend technologies and scale easily with your demands' and is a CMS tool in the business & commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Headstart for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, SaaS and PHP. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Headstart are Drupal, Joomla, Strapi and Cockpit.

Headstart 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 Headstart.
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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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableWordPress is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWordPress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDrupal can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableDrupal is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Joomla

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    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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  4. Strapi enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use their favorite tools.

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    Cockpit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • SQLite

    Cockpit was born out of the need of building a simple dynamic site. Sure, Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal and all the other full-stack content management systems are possible solutions for that task ...

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    Wagtail CMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Django

    Wagtail is a content management system built on Django. It's focused on user experience, and offers precise control for designers and developers.

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    GraphCMS is a headless CMS based on GraphQL. It lets you build a hosted GraphQL content API for your sites and apps while it gives content editors all the tools they need to get the job done.

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    GraphCMS - The Original GraphQL Headless CMS
  8.  Mixcore CMS is an open-source modular, multi-tenant application framework built on top of ASP.NET Core (Dotnet Core). It is a completed open source ASP.NET Core (Dotnet Core) CMS solution. https://mixcore.org.

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    Admin Portal
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    Gentics Mesh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Gentics Mesh is an open source API-first CMS, complete with multi-language support, versioning and roles & permissions. Built for scalability, it enables you to store & retrieve JSON documents and binaries via REST or GraphQL.

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    Create Website Builder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Create is a website builder that allows you to make your own website. Simple to use with beautiful templates.

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