PieCrust Alternatives

    PieCrust is described as 'static website generator and lightweight CMS that’s all managed with text files. No complex setup, databases, or administrative panels. Simple, beautiful, and yummy' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PieCrust for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PieCrust are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source), Jekyll (Free, Open Source) and Gatsby (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 2021

    1. WordPress is software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. We believe great software should work with minimum set up, so you can focus on sharing your story, product, or services freely.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron
      • Node.JS
      The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.
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    2. 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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    3. Jekyll is a simple, blog aware, static site generator. It takes a template directory (representing the raw form of a website), runs it through and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • React
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Gatsby provides development teams an open source frontend framework for creating dynamic, optimized websites and a cloud platform for delivering them on a blazing fast edge network.


    4. Where programmers share ideas and help each other grow. It is an online community for sharing and discovering great ideas, having debates, and making friends. Anyone can share articles, questions, discussions, etc. as long as they have the rights to the words they are sharing.
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    5. Installing Kirby means uploading some files to your server and that's it. Blog articles, galleries, simple pages or complex product sheets – with Kirby you are not limited to a fixed data structure. Kirby is file-based – No database involved.
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      • 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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