Kirby Alternatives

    Kirby is described as 'Installing Kirby means uploading some files to your server and that's it. Blog articles, galleries, simple pages or complex product sheets – with Kirby you are not limited to a fixed data structure. Kirby is file-based – No database involved' and is a CMS Tool in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Kirby for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kirby are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Drupal (Freemium, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Joomla (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    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.
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      WordPress vs Kirby opinions
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      tuva-hayabi WordPress is powerful, no question, but it is also an overfatted content management system nowadays and an extremely popular target for crackers. Kirby is slim, databaseless, and the content can be managed very easily.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

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    2. The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.
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    3. 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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      Drupal vs Kirby opinions
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      tuva-hayabi Customers didn't get on well with it and found it too complicated. Kirby is much easier to understand.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

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    4. 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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      Grav vs Kirby opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      tuva-hayabi Kirby does not need a database either, but it is more flexible than Grav in my opinion. I like both.
      Positive comment 5 months ago

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      It does not require a database
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      • 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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    5. 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.
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    6. Where programmers share ideas and help each other grow. It is an online community for sharing and discovering great ideas, having debates, and making friends. Anyone can share articles, questions, discussions, etc. as long as they have the rights to the words they are sharing.
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    7. django CMS is an Enterprise CMS built with Django and one of the most active open-source projects in the Django ecosystem. Since 2007 it powers tens of thousands of websites across the world, and benefits from a friendly developer community.
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    8. SilverStripe is a free and open source Content Management System and Framework for creating, maintaining websites and web applications.
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    9. ImpressPages is a PHP framework with admin panel. A new MVC engine is under the hood so you can customize ImpressPages in no time. Write your own plugins and themes to suit your and customers’ needs best.

      Discontinued

      Its main repository https://github.com/impresspages/ImpressPages did not update since 2018. Website is unaccessable due to the certificate expired.

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