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

    1. SPIP is a publishing system for the Internet in which great importance is attached to collaborative working, to multilingual environments, and to simplicity of use for web authors. It is free software, distributed under the GNU/GPL licence.
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    2. A modern, ultra lightweight and rocket fast Content Management System.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Handlebars
      • PHP
      Postleaf is an open source blogging platform with WYSIWYG inline editing, handlebar templates, and a beautiful user interface. KEY FEATURES Inline Editing No more forms or rich-text editors. It’s the most immersive editing experience you’ll ever have!

      Discontinued

      Discontinued as of Feb 2021 as stated in the Github repository

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      ZCMS simplifies content management by offering an elegant user interface, simple user management and permissions. We keep the core CMS as light, fast and flexible as possible.
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    3. Do you need concentrated performance for more than one website? Do you want to include in the Contao existing IT infrastructure?
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Habari is next-generation blogging. Download Habari or try the demo and help our community design the future of blogs.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer works & repo has not been updated in 4 years

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    4. Octopress is a framework designed by Brandon Mathis for Jekyll, the blog aware static site generator powering Github Pages. To start blogging with Jekyll, you have to write your own HTML templates, CSS, Javascripts and set up your configuration.

      Discontinued

      Last update 2015, according to the homepage.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Laravel
      • PHP
      Create your own blog with unparalleled speed and efficiency and share your stories with the world on a beautiful template that didn't take 67 plugins to create.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      e107 is a portal or content management system powered by PHP and MySQL that gives you a totally dynamic and professional website out of the box. Its simple wizard type install process will have you up and running in 5 minutes, and its free
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      Django-based Content Management System.
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