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MODX Alternatives

MODX is described as 'The MODX Digital Experience Platform gives you everything you need to build, host, and maintain amazing websites your way. Gain complete control over your creative vision without restriction or compromise' and is a popular CMS tool in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to MODX for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Windows, PHP and Linux. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MODX are Drupal, Ghost, Joomla and WriteFreely.

MODX 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 MODX.
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  • FreeOpen Source
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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.

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    Leading, actively-developed, and flexible content management system. Huge community. Perhaps one of the most flexible CMS / blogging platform out of the box. Almost ubiquitous across many industries for web content management. Excellent framework to build on for beginners, yet powerful enough for advanced developers.

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  2. 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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    Ghost

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

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

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    Joomla

    • 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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    WriteFreely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    WriteFreely is an open-source, minimalist, federated, self-hosted blogging platform. It was built for and by Write.as and can be used to power a similar community or just a single blog.

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    Squarespace

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Squarespace is the all-in-one solution for anyone looking to create a beautiful website. Domains, eCommerce, hosting, galleries, analytics, and 24/7 support all included.

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  7. 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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    django CMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    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.

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  10. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (40+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP + Smarty, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Bootstrap.

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