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

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      Modern, open source, fast and secure content management system based on Bootstrap 3 using the latest technology. CMS has been build from Scratch and uses the latest bootstrap framework, jQuery and technology like HTML5, CSS3, PHP5 and MySQL5.
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      FlatPress is an open-source standard-compliant multi-lingual extensible blogging engine which does not require a DataBase Management System to work. You don’t need MySQL because FlatPress stores all of its content on text files.


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      LavaLite is an open source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and Laravel web application framework. It currently supports MySQL, SQLite, MariaDB and PostgreSQL for the database backend.
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      CSZ CMS is an open source web application that allows to manage all content and settings on the websites. CSZ CMS was built on the basis of Codeigniter and design the structure of Bootstrap, this should make your website fully responsive with ease.
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      Bis[ku]it is a modular and lightweight CMS built with Symfony components and Vue.js, a renaissance of Pagekit.
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    1. phpSQLiteCMS is a simple and lightweight open source web content management system (CMS) based on PHP and SQLite. It's licensed under the GNU General Public License.
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      Mezzanine is a powerful, consistent, and flexible content management platform. Built using the Django framework, Mezzanine provides a simple yet highly extensible architecture that encourages diving in and hacking on the code.
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      Pebble - a Java-based server blogging software such as MovableType and WordPress. It does not require a database, but rather stores the blog entries in plain files.
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    2. Symphony is an XSLT-powered open source content management system It's a web-based content management system (CMS) that enables users to create and manage websites and web applications of all shapes and sizes—from the simplest of blogs to bustling news sites and...
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      Node.js CMS & Web Application Platform.
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