OpenScholar Alternatives

    OpenScholar is described as 'A full-featured open-source web site-creation package designed for the academic community'. There are more than 25 alternatives to OpenScholar, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Markdown, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to OpenScholar are CKEditor (Paid, Open Source), BuddyPress (Free, Open Source), Aloha Editor (Free, Open Source) and CrossBrowdy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 20, 2021

    1. Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

      Discontinued

      Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.

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    2. CKEditor 4 and CKEditor 5 are easy-to-implement open source JavaScript WYSIWYG rich text editors for any web browser. CKEditor Ecosystem has 2 very distinct rich text editors as well as image upload and collaboration solutions.
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      CKEditor vs OpenScholar opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      rolandoisidoro OpenScholar is an open source SaaS platform built as a Drupal distribution while CKEditor is a WYSIWYG editor.
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    3. Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Install BuddyPress directly through your WordPress dashboard plugins page, or download it manually from the WordPress.
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    4. Aloha Editor is an HTML5 WYSIWYG Editor that gives you a total new experience when editing. It's faster than existing WYSIWYG technologies and offers unprecedented WYSIWYG functionalities.
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      Aloha Editor vs OpenScholar opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      rolandoisidoro OpenScholar is an open source SaaS platform built as a Drupal distribution while Aloha Editor is a WYSIWYG editor.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    5. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
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    6. A small & beautiful WYSIWYG editor for HTML content. ContentTools is a collection of small, flexible, extensible and framework agnostic JavaScript libraries for creating beautiful WYSIWYG editors for HTML content.
      ContentTools vs OpenScholar opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      rolandoisidoro OpenScholar is an open source SaaS platform built as a Drupal distribution while ContentToolsJS is a WYSIWYG editor.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • CKEditor
      • TinyMCE
      • Drupal
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      N1ED is an add-on for CKEditor and TinyMCE that completely redefines your vision of WYSIWYG editors. Absolutely FREE. Auto update from CDN.
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      • Joomla
      Social Network For Joomla to grow your communities with the least time.
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    7. WebsiteBaker helps you to create the website you want: A free, easy, secure, flexible and extensible Open Source Content Management System.
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    8. CLEditor is an open source jQuery plugin which provides a lightweight, full featured, cross browser, extensible, WYSIWYG HTML editor that can be easily added into any web site.
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