LotusCMS AlternativesCMS Tools and other similar apps like LotusCMS
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.
- - Grav is the most popular Web-based & Self-Hosted alternative to LotusCMS.
- - Grav is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to LotusCMS.
Automad is a file-based flat CMS and template engine. It is designed to be fully portable without any dependencies on databases or fixed locations and doesn't require any complicated setup process. All data gets stored in a human readable form.
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.
Build powerful & dynamic websites without a database. An infinitely flexible, flat-file Content Management System.
- - Statamic is the most popular commercial alternative to LotusCMS.
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.
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.Discontinued
The last update is from 2013.
Pico is a flat-file, PHP-based content management system. There is no administration backend or database to deal with. You simply create .txt files in the 'content' folder and that becomes a page.
Pico CMS Features
Bootstrap ready CMS for free. Just download and create kick-ass website in a few minutes.
The last version (1.3.6) is from February 2020.
99ko is a simple CMS, light and fast. It is multilingual (French & English by default) and it supports themes and plugins. 99ko uses no database, it stores your data in JSON format.
99ko CMS FeaturesDiscontinued
No longer under active development: https://99ko.tuxfamily.org/blog/the-end-enfin-presque-19.html