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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 a CMS tool 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, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PieCrust are Ghost, Jekyll, Grav and Gatsby.

PieCrust alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Static Site Generators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PieCrust.
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  1. WordPress icon

    WordPress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    412 alternatives to WordPress 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWordPress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of WordPress.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within WordPress using IFTTT.
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    Ghost

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS
    261 alternatives to Ghost 

    The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownGhost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Jekyll

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    109 alternatives to Jekyll 

    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.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJekyll supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Grav

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Markdown
    • Cloudron
    185 alternatives to Grav 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownGrav supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGrav can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationGrav supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    Gatsby

    • Self-Hosted
    • React
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    90 alternatives to Gatsby 

    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.

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    DEV Community

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    310 alternatives to DEV Community 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownDEV Community supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Automad

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    87 alternatives to Automad 

    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.

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    Flatpress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Softaculous
    127 alternatives to Flatpress 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeFlatpress doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedFlatpress is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightFlatpress consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlatpress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Kirby

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    93 alternatives to Kirby 

    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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    ApostropheCMS

    • Self-Hosted
    • MongoDB
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Node.JS
    225 alternatives to ApostropheCMS 

    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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