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 20, 2021

    1. 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
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      Django-based Content Management System.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      • Blackberry 10
      • PlayBook
      • Kindle Fire
      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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • SQLite
      • Bootstrap
      Bootstrap ready CMS for free. Just download and create kick-ass website in a few minutes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Bis[ku]it is a modular and lightweight CMS built with Symfony components and Vue.js, a renaissance of Pagekit.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Self-Hosted
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Node.js CMS & Web Application Platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Typesetter is an open source CMS written in PHP focused on ease of use with True WYSIWYG editing and flat-file storage. Typesetter CMS, A Free and Easy CMS for everyone.
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      Typesetter vs WordPress opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      simple to use, the page structure can be easily created, uses bootstrap 3, object oriented, wysiwyg, CKEditor, multi-user, open source, CSS code can be used directly in the page (source mode)
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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