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. GeniXCMS is a PHP Based Content Management System and Framework (CMSF). It's a simple and lightweight of CMSF. Very suitable for Intermediate PHP developer to Advanced Developer. Some manual configurations are needed to make this application to work.
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    2. BlazeBlogger is a simple to use but capable CMS for the command line.

      Discontinued

      Last version seems to be BlazeBlogger 1.2.0 from 2011-02-20, see http://blaze.blackened.cz/tags/release/

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    3. Ionize is a free professional multilingual and user-friendly PHP Content Management System (CMS) based on CodeIgniter. Ionize it is a CMS multilingual, MVC plugin and admin full ajax. The template engine is based on xml syntax more faster than of smarty, twig or Dwoo.
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    4. Moopato Website Builder is an Offline Content Management System (CMS). It runs on your local machine and not on a server. You create your content locally, build the whole site with the push of a button and then you can upload it to your hosting provider.
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    5. Grassy - A blogging engine the ruby community deserves

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      The software has been delisted from GitHub.

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    6. Bloopist is a simplified blogging platform. Preview your posts as your create them. Publish to your custom domain. Drag and drop image uploads. Schedule and queue posts for publication.
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      BigPress CMS is an SaaS (software as a service) CMS focused in online newspapers and magazines. Among all the features typical in other software includes a visual editor for front pages and integration with external contents and services.
    7. An extremely simple, pluggable static site generator.
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    8. Spoon - A tiny and bashful static site generator in bash. Spoon is a 100-line bash script (that includes comments) that generates a static site for you. You can easily expand it however you want, to add extra functionality.

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      The author's website, GitHub, and Twitter pages no longer exist.

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      Commerscale is a feature-packed e-commerce and web development platform with integrated payment options, built-in themes and tons of apps to extend its functionality.
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