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What are the best Silex alternatives?

Silex is described as 'free and open source website builder in the cloud. Create websites directly in the browser without writing code. And it is suitable for professional designers to produce great websites without constraints. Silex is also known as the HTML5 editor' and is a Website Builder in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Silex for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, SaaS, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Silex are Adobe Dreamweaver, Bluefish Editor, Pinegrow Web Editor and Webflow.

Silex alternatives are mainly Website Builders but may also be CMS Tools or Blog Publishing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Silex.
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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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    WordPress vs Silex opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
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    Silex offers more features & design freedom for people without coding experience, from what i can tell.

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    Guest

    only a cms. not drag and drop

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    Guest

    The biggest, most important difference between WordPress and Silex is that Silex is WYSIWYG while WordPress is NOT!

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  2. Adobe Dreamweaver icon

    Adobe Dreamweaver

    • Mac
    • Windows
    102 alternatives to Adobe Dreamweaver 

    Tool for building websites and applications. Adobe Dreamweaver software is intended for web designers, web developers, and visual designers.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportAdobe Dreamweaver integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Git SupportAdobe Dreamweaver supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    4.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorAdobe Dreamweaver allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
    5.  Support for Multiple MonitorsAdobe Dreamweaver supports the use of multiple displays.
    6.  Support for BootstrapAdobe Dreamweaver supports the popular CSS framework Bootstrap.
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  3. Bluefish Editor icon

    Bluefish Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    209 alternatives to Bluefish Editor 

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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    Bluefish Editor vs Silex opinions
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    Guest

    The biggest, most important difference between BlueFish and Silex is that Silex is WYSIWYG while BlueFish is totally code-oriented!

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  4. Pinegrow Web Editor icon

    Pinegrow Web Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • CSS
    • Sass
    • Wordpress
    • Atom
    • Bootstrap
    105 alternatives to Pinegrow Web Editor 

    Pinegrow is a Mac, Windows and Linux web editor that lets you build responsive websites faster with live multi-page editing, CSS & SASS styling, CSS Grid editor and smart components for Bootstrap, Foundation and WordPress.

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    1.  Support for BootstrapPinegrow Web Editor supports the popular CSS framework Bootstrap.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportPinegrow Web Editor integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorPinegrow Web Editor allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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    Webflow

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    175 alternatives to Webflow 

    Responsive web design tool, CMS and hosting platform.

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    1.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorWebflow allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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    Build website animations and interactions visually


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    BlueGriffon

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    65 alternatives to BlueGriffon 

    BlueGriffon is a WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it can edit Web pages in conformance to Web Standards.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportBlueGriffon integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorBlueGriffon allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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    Last version 3.1 was released on October 14th, 2019 according to their official website.

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    BlueGriffon editing one of the Media Queries of a responsive Web site
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    Weebly

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    218 alternatives to Weebly 

    Weebly’s free website builder makes it easy to build a website, blog, or online store. Find customizable designs, domains, and eCommerce tools for any type of business using our website builder.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Weebly using IFTTT.
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    Squarespace

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    272 alternatives to Squarespace 

    Squarespace is the all-in-one solution for anyone looking to create a beautiful website. Domains, eCommerce, hosting, galleries, analytics, and 24/7 support all included.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportSquarespace integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorSquarespace allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
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  9. Bootstrap Studio icon

    Bootstrap Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    64 alternatives to Bootstrap Studio 

    Bootstrap Studio is an elegant and very easy to use web design tool for building websites using the renowned Bootstrap framework. With its intuitive, drag-and-drop interface, new users can easily get great designs in just moments.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportBootstrap Studio integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Support for BootstrapBootstrap Studio supports the popular CSS framework Bootstrap.
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  10. Wix.com icon

    Wix.com

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    263 alternatives to Wix.com 

    WiX allows anyone to develop flash websites for fun, business or hobby. With WiX anyone can create an amazing flash website in just minutes.

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    1.  No Coding RequiredWix.com can be used without an coding or programming skills.
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