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 Sep 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
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      • 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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    2. Static sites with superpowers.
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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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    3. 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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    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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It is powered by PHP and has very powerful theme and extension engines, so you can personalize it however you want.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.5.2, released in November 2014, and the sourcecode are still available on Github.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Croogo is a free, open source, content management system for PHP, released under The MIT License. It is powered by CakePHP MVC framework.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Menapro is an open-source project to deploy responsive websites in seconds. FEATURES Easy to edit grid system Keyword icon finder 1 Click elements (Video, maps, icons, lists...) Easy config panel Improved file manager Easy migrate to server
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