PhileCMS Alternatives

    PhileCMS is described as 'A file-driven CMS powered by Markdown and Twig' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PhileCMS for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Grav, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PhileCMS are Bludit (Freemium, Open Source), Flextype (Free, Open Source), GetSimple CMS (Free, Open Source) and Vapid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 8, 2018

    1. 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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    2. Bludit is a web application to build your own website or blog in seconds, it's completely free and open source. A PRO version is available for those who want to support the software developer. The software seems almost the same between the versions.
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    3. Flextype is an open source, fast and flexible file-based CMS in PHP. It's easy to install (just copy files to your server), upgrade and use and provides an API for plugins, themes and core elements.
    4. GetSimple is an XML based lite Content Management System. To go along with its best-in-class user interface, we have loaded it with features that every website needs, but with nothing it doesn't. GetSimple is truly the simplest way to manage a small-business website.
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    5. 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


    6. Build powerful & dynamic websites without a database. An infinitely flexible, flat-file Content Management System.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Automad is a file-based flat CMS and template engine. It is designed to be fully portable without any dependencies on databases or fixed locations and doesn't require any complicated setup process. All data gets stored in a human readable form.
    7. Pulse CMS is the easiest way to build and deploy a responsive, content managed website. Since it's a flat file CMS there is no complicated database setup, just copy it to your server and go.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Pico is a flat-file, PHP-based content management system. There is no administration backend or database to deal with. You simply create .txt files in the 'content' folder and that becomes a page.
    8. 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.
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