HTMLy Alternatives

    HTMLy is described as 'open source databaseless blogging platform prioritizing simplicity and speed (Flat-File Blog). And because HTMLy also manage the contents, then it can be referred as a Flat-File CMS' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HTMLy for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Grav, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HTMLy are Publii (Free, Open Source), Bludit (Freemium, Open Source), GetSimple CMS (Free, Open Source) and Vapid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2018

    1. 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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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. GetSimple is an XML based lite Content Management System. To go along with its best-in-class user interface, we have loaded it with features that every website needs, but with nothing it doesn't. GetSimple is truly the simplest way to manage a small-business website.
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    5. Vapid is an intentionally simple content management system built on the idea that you can create a custom dashboard without ever leaving the HTML. FASTEST WAY TO BUILD A CUSTOM WEBSITE


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Online
      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.
    6. phpSQLiteCMS is a simple and lightweight open source web content management system (CMS) based on PHP and SQLite. It's licensed under the GNU General Public License.
    7. Backdrop CMS is a simple, lightweight, and easy to use Content Management System used to build attractive, professional websites. Use it for everything from a single-administrator's personal blog site, to a complex, multi-role, business e-commerce platform.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      A file-driven CMS powered by Markdown and Twig.
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    8. Nibbleblog is a powerful engine for creating blogs, all you need is PHP to work. Very simple to install and configure (only 1 step).
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