Octopress Alternatives

    Octopress is described as 'framework designed by Brandon Mathis for Jekyll, the blog aware static site generator powering Github Pages. To start blogging with Jekyll, you have to write your own HTML templates, CSS, Javascripts and set up your configuration' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Octopress for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Octopress are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source), Jekyll (Free, Open Source) and Blogger (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 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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      • 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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    2. 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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    3. Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.
    4. Publish your passions, your way CHOOSE THE PERFECT DESIGN Create a beautiful blog that fits your style. Choose from a selection of easy-to-use templates – all with flexible layouts and hundreds of background images – or design something new.
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    5. 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.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • React
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Gatsby provides development teams an open source frontend framework for creating dynamic, optimized websites and a cloud platform for delivering them on a blazing fast edge network.
    6. Postach.io helps you instantly create custom sites by converting your notes to blog posts and pages. Post instantly from Evernote, Dropbox & Pocket. No code, no fuss, just the tools you already use.
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    7. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Online blogging software - free for basic users! Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression.
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