Self-Hosted Squarespace Alternatives

    Squarespace is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Squarespace and loads of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Squarespace are Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), ProcessWire (Free, Open Source), Known (Freemium) and SilverStripe (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 14, 2021

    1. Voog is a mess-free platform that enables you to build awesome websites with a creative flow. Focus on what really matters to you: Voog is exceptionally easy to design, straightforward to build for and unbelievably simple to use.
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    2. ApPHP MicroBlog is very simple and powerful PHP blog software. This product enables you to start your own blog within minutes. You can easy add and manage your own posts and posting categories.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      Aegea is a beautiful blogging engine with front-end editing, beautiful typography, and easy-to-use media management. Aegea is free for personal use. This means you write under your own name for your own pleasure. Personal blog can have some ads.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Novius OS is a Cross-Channel Open Source content management system (CMS).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Antville is an open source project aimed at the development of a high performance, feature rich weblog hosting software. It can easily host up to several thousands of sites.
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    3. GeniXCMS is a PHP Based Content Management System and Framework (CMSF). It's a simple and lightweight of CMSF. Very suitable for Intermediate PHP developer to Advanced Developer. Some manual configurations are needed to make this application to work.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It is powered by PHP and has very powerful theme and extension engines, so you can personalize it however you want.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.5.2, released in November 2014, and the sourcecode are still available on Github.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Builderfly is an all-in-one Ecommerce platform to create web and mobile app stores. It is easy to use and highly customizable online builder and loaded with features with whatever required by any Ecommerce vendor. 14 days free trial is available.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Menapro is an open-source project to deploy responsive websites in seconds. FEATURES Easy to edit grid system Keyword icon finder 1 Click elements (Video, maps, icons, lists...) Easy config panel Improved file manager Easy migrate to server
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      • .NET Framework
      Sitefinity is a Web Content Management System that leverages the .NET 4.0 development patterns familiar to Microsoft developers. Sitefinity provides a convenient drag and drop interface for creating commercial websites, community portals and intranets.
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