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 a Blog Publishing Tool 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. Most alternatives are Blog Publishing Tools and Website Builders. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Octopress are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Jekyll (Free, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Blogger (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. ZeroBlog - For a distributed, self publishing blogging platform ( and centralized authentication ). Source code : https://github.com/HelloZeroNet/ZeroBlog
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Vue.js
      Simplicity First Minimal setup with markdown-centered project structure helps you focus on writing. Vue-Powered Enjoy the dev experience of Vue + webpack, use Vue components in markdown, and develop custom themes with Vue.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Portal CMS is a free and open source content management system with a powerful integrated page builder.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • MongoDB
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Node.JS
      Apostrophe is a powerful website builder platform built on an enterprise open source CMS, offering in-context live editing, visual design tools, and multisite enablement in a full stack JS environment.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      OverBlog is a blogging platform, active and evolving. Create a blog, without any technical knowledge, and find everything you post ! Create your blog has never been easier.
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    2. Hakyll is a Haskell library for generating static sites, mostly aimed at small-to-medium sites and personal blogs. It is written in a very configurable way and uses an xmonad-like DSL for configuration.
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    3. Mozello can help you create your website, blog or online store faster and easier than with anything else.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Typehut was built with one goal in mind: to be flexible enough so that you can build any kind of publication with it, but simple enough that it wouldn't take you more than a few minutes to get started.
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    4. Vapid is an intentionally simple content management system built on the idea that you can create a custom dashboard without ever leaving the HTML. FASTEST WAY TO BUILD A CUSTOM WEBSITE
    5. Wavium is the easiest way to create and share your written content. With Wavium, you can create a blog with a built-in newsletter in under 5 minutes, totally free. Just create, we'll handle the rest!
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