Open Source WordPress Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to WordPress is Drupal, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to WordPress and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to WordPress are Joomla (Free, Open Source), Ghost (Paid, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Jekyll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 10, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      CMS for a full featured site with multiple blogs, forums, newsletters, for your user community and structured content such as manuals or knowledge bases.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Novius OS is a Cross-Channel Open Source content management system (CMS).
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    1. Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Its five-minute setup makes launching an online archive or exhibition as easy as launching a blog.
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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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    2. 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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    3. Static sites with superpowers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      XOOPS CMS is an extensible, OO (Object Oriented), easy to use dynamic web content management system (CMS) written in PHP. XOOPS is the ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more.
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    4. Quickly send and share messages and files, in private, public, or in groups. You can edit conversations collaboratively, and attach files and photos to posts.
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    5. Universal, simple and fast CMS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      DNN provides a suite of solutions for creating rich, rewarding online experiences for customers, partners and employees. In addition to our commercial CMS and social community solutions, DNN is the steward of the DotNetNuke Open Source Project.
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