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LotusCMS is described as 'brings to the forefront design and design integration into one of the most neglected CMS niches - Databaseless Web-Design and Development. LotusCMS is free and more than free, it is licensed under the General Public Licence under which you may copy, change and' and is a CMS tool in the business & commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to LotusCMS for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Grav, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LotusCMS are Automad, Flatpress, GetSimple CMS and Batflat.

LotusCMS 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 LotusCMS.
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  1. Grav icon

    Grav

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Markdown
    • Cloudron
    185 alternatives to Grav 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownGrav supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGrav can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationGrav supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    Automad

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    87 alternatives to Automad 

    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.

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    Flatpress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Softaculous
    127 alternatives to Flatpress 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeFlatpress doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedFlatpress is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightFlatpress consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlatpress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    GetSimple CMS

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    118 alternatives to GetSimple CMS 

    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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    Batflat

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • PHP
    • SQLite
    • Bootstrap
    154 alternatives to Batflat 

    Bootstrap ready CMS for free. Just download and create kick-ass website in a few minutes.

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    1.  LightweightBatflat consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      WonderCMS

      17 alternatives to WonderCMS 

      WonderCMS is an extremely small flat file CMS. It's fast, responsive and doesn't require any configuration.

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      Statamic

      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      90 alternatives to Statamic 

      Build powerful & dynamic websites without a database. An infinitely flexible, flat-file Content Management System.

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    • PhileCMS icon

      PhileCMS

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      24 alternatives to PhileCMS 

      A file-driven CMS powered by Markdown and Twig.

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      PhpSQLiteCMS

      • Online
      136 alternatives to PhpSQLiteCMS 

      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.

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      Pico CMS

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      9 alternatives to Pico CMS 

      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.

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