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LiveJournal Alternatives

LiveJournal is described as 'Online blogging software - free for basic users! Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression' and is a Blog Publishing tool in the news & books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to LiveJournal for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LiveJournal are Tumblr, Ghost, Write.as and Blogger.

LiveJournal alternatives are mainly Blog Publishing Tools but may also be CMS Tools or Social Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LiveJournal.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone

Online blogging software - free for basic users! Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression.

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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. 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.

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    Ghost

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownGhost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. Write.as lets you write and publish text instantly. Write a note for yourself to read later. Create a standalone article you can quickly broadcast on social media — or publish a full blog.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedWrite.as is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ LightweightWrite.as consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubWrite.as support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownWrite.as supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Blogger

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet

    Create a unique and beautiful blog. It's free and easy.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeBlogger doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  6. Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and permissions framework built using common webserver technology. Hubzilla is very suitable for communities (of any size).

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedHubzilla is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubHubzilla support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedHubzilla is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeHubzilla doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Bear Blog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Privacy-first, no-nonsense, super-fast blogging. No trackers, no JavaScript, no stylesheets. Just your words.

    ⚫︎ LightweightBear Blog consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownBear Blog supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedKnown is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    postach.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Evernote
    • Dropbox

    Postach.io helps you instantly create custom sites by converting your notes to blog posts and pages.

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    DEV Community

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDEV Community supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableDEV Community is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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