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Free Squarespace Alternatives

The best free alternative to Squarespace is WordPress, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Squarespace and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Squarespace are Ghost, Webflow, Silex and Weebly.

Squarespace alternatives are mainly Website Builders but may also be CMS Tools or Online Store Builders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Squarespace.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableWordPress is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWordPress can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Some users think WordPress is a great alternative to Squarespace, some don't.

    WordPress doesn't provide all the visual template editing and in-place content editing tools that Squarespace does

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    Ghost

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

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

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownGhost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Webflow

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Responsive web design tool, CMS and hosting platform.

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    Silex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Self-Hosted

    Silex, is a 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.

    ⚫︎ Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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    Weebly

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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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    Carrd

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Simple, free, fully responsive one-page sites for pretty much anything.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeCarrd doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Super easy to use, beautiful designs, responsive design

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    Simple website builder with WYSIWYG interface

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  7. ProcessWire is a friendly and powerful open source CMS and CMF with an exceptionally strong foundation. With all custom fields, an easy-to-use jQuery-inspired API, and a powerful page selector engine, ProcessWire will rise to any task.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsProcessWire can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeProcessWire has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeProcessWire doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  8. 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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  9. Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedKnown is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    DEV Community

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDEV Community supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableDEV Community is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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