Self-Hosted WordPress Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to WordPress as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative 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 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to WordPress are Joomla (Free, Open Source), Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Jekyll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

    1. LIFEYO is a new, Southern California-based startup that is on a mission to make polished, professional websites accessible to anyone.
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    2. PHP/MySQL multiple mobile friendly website builder. Just what you need to create multiple CMS driven responsive websites in few clicks. NO CODING Responsive Web Design.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Pixelpost is an open-source, standards-compliant, multi-lingual, fully extensible photoblog application for the web.

      Discontinued

      As described on their blog: "the project is currently on hold and the way it is going it might be for quite some time."

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    3. Nim Website Creator is a smart and quick solution for creating websites within a few minutes. Add pages and blogposts with just one click and edit them with drag'n'drop or by writing HTML. Fully customization of the CSS and JS. Multiple plugins available.
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    4. Modern digital products are delightful and dynamic – the tools powering them should be too. It’s time for intuitive, powerful, and flexible publishing experiences. Meet Twill: an open source CMS toolkit for Laravel.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The easiest way to build truly your, Professional looking Website. Quick Start Wizard, Drag & Drop Website Builder and Built-in Apps to help you build and manage your website, shop and landing pages.
    5. Phrozn is static site generator written in PHP. Features | * Complete: Supports input files in Twig, Textile, Markdown, and LESS format. * Extensible: Supported text processors are not enough for you? Create your own - it is really simple!

      Discontinued

      Latest commit e46659c on Aug 29, 2014. See https://github.com/Pawka/phrozn

      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows RT
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      • Blackberry 10
      Communifire is social business software that drives business growth. You can collaborate with anyone, provide better customer support, power your company intranet, build a knowledge base, and launch online communities for anything -- and more -- all in one integrated platform.
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Bold from Quintype is a powerful web CMS to create, structure and organize your content across devices and channels, for smooth editorial workflows.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Nura24 is a free suite for businesses, communities, teams, collaboration or personal websites. Create a free and professional website in minutes. Nura24 is a free alternative to popular CMS or Business Software like Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal.
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