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    Tumblr

    Micro-blogging. Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos, from your browser, phone, desktop, email, or wherever...

    Free Web Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

    • Tumblr is a online-micro blogging system but it can not be installed in a private server. WordPress, instead can be installed in private server and it is a open-source CMS based on PHP. Guest • Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is not even the same category... Like comparing cheese to a helicopter... Guest • Jun 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's easy. Wordpress is better for lots of things. But Tumblr is pretty straightforward for just putting text, pictures, or other files up where it's publicly addressable. edenwJan 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • WordPress is a web-engine, when tumblr is a social-network/blogging platform, like live livejournal.com for example livejournal.com is built above WordPress but it is not similar to WordPress Guest • May 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tumblr is a social media platform that cannot be self-hosted. It is not a blogging-oriented content management system, which Wordpress is. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Drupal

    Content-Management Framework (CMF), Content Management System (CMS), Community and Blog software.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Self-Hosted PHP

    • Wordpress is a good framework for absolute beginners, Drupal for more advanced users, imo Guest • 4 days ago Disagree   Agree
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    Joomla

    Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

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    Ghost

    Ghost is a fully open source, hackable platform for building and running a modern online publication. We power blogs, magazines and journalists from Zappos to Sky News.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Cloudron Node.JS

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  • Blogger icon

    Blogger

    Blogger is a blog publishing service. Create your blog. Share your thoughts, photos, and more with your friends and the world. Easy to use. It’s easy to post text...

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

  • Medium icon

    Medium

    Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories...

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Grav icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted PHP Markdown

    • Grav does not save things to a database, and does not ship with the same functionality such as having posts with categories. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It's not a messy pile of spaghetti code. It uses modern tools like Composer and Twig. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Squarespace

    A fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining your website. From a simple blog this tool is capable of creating community / Enterprise...

    Commercial Web

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    Google Sites

    Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. 100MB/site free. People can work together on a Site to add...

    Free Web

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    PrestaShop

    PrestaShop is an open-source e-commerce free software powering nearly 200,000 online stores. are built using this software around the world. Translated into more than 60...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted PHP

WordPress Comments

Comment by JohnTucker
about WordPress · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

WordPress has made it possible for anyone to become a web author. Amazing software.

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Comment by Pensador
about WordPress · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

I had a custom, ad-hoc blogging software that I had coded and designed for my own needs, but I just couldn't compete with the competent team of developers that is behind Wordpress. I switched to it eight months ago and never looked back.

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Comment by ndecaris
about WordPress · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

do what you want : blog, commercial site, ecommerce, .. lot of themes, lot of tools. not the best for developers, but usable for everyone

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Comment by michaelangelo1980
about WordPress · May 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

I am a wordpress user it is because wordpress is user friendly. I can create amazing blog/website using wordpress, even eCommerce website.

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great

Comment by alexstocksdale07
about WordPress · Apr 2016 · Helpful Not helpful

i've used it several times and has always worked great, it's free and easy to handle

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somewhat overrated but alright

Comment by Joseph864
about WordPress · Jun 2013 · Helpful Not helpful

i like it because it is simple to use but there are other alternatives that do the same thing with more features that dont get as much attention like wordpress. all in all its a good app

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Comment by Ola
about WordPress · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Yes! Wordpress i awesome. And if you want a simple install of it locally. Use

http://bitnami.org/stack/wordpress

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