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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Craft gives you the tools to sculpt a content management experience precisely tailored to your site’s needs.
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    1. blogstrap.py is a simple, no frills blog content management system powered by Twitter's Bootstrap and web.py. It features most things you would come to expect from a simple blogging platform.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.8-RC2, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    2. A headless CMS that manages your content, not your workflow. Directus is an API-driven content management framework for custom databases. It decouples content for use in apps, websites, or any other data-driven projects. Core Principles
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    3. Grain is a wide-purpose static site generator, designed for websites of any complexity and structure.
    4. Web Start Today is the small business owner’s ticket to Internet success. With our easy-to-use Website Builder, hands-on business owners can create and customize a feature-rich website in few easy steps and go live the same day for free.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Self-Hosted
      • Laravel
      • PHP
      ORCHID is a tool that allows you to quickly write simple but powerful websites and applications. Provided as a package for Laravel, you can easily integrate it as a third-party component using Composer.
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    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      LavaLite is an open source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and Laravel web application framework. It currently supports MySQL, SQLite, MariaDB and PostgreSQL for the database backend.
    6. Use a free (and ad-free) blogging platform to publish your ideas, share them with the Community and the world.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
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      • Self-Hosted
      • Blackberry 10
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      • Kindle Fire
      Modern, open source, fast and secure content management system based on Bootstrap 3 using the latest technology. CMS has been build from Scratch and uses the latest bootstrap framework, jQuery and technology like HTML5, CSS3, PHP5 and MySQL5.
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