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, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Jekyll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      • .NET Framework
      Sitefinity is a Web Content Management System that leverages the .NET 4.0 development patterns familiar to Microsoft developers. Sitefinity provides a convenient drag and drop interface for creating commercial websites, community portals and intranets.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl
      Blosxom (pronounced "blossom") is a lightweight yet feature-packed weblog application designed from the ground up with simplicity, usability, and interoperability in mind.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
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      PHP-Fusion is a CMS (Content Management System) written in PHP (a server side scripting language) utilising a MySQL database for the running and storage of your sites content.
    1. The last PHP website framework you will ever need! Focused on usability, SEO score, and work time reduction. Actively developed since 2008 and used on thousands of online apps, lotteries, contests, company and private websites.
    2. Rubedo is a powerful CMS & Ecommerce application that allows you not only to manage content but also to build communication and marketing strategy.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be abandoned: the last post on their website was in December 2016 and their SSL certificate is expired since January 2018. In September 2017 an issue was opened on Github to ask if the project was still alive and never received an answer https://github.com/WebTales/rubedo/issues/1477

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      It is an open-source content management system (CMS) that is powered by PHP and MySQL. It does not only help you manage your personal blog but also maintain your postings at social networks.

      Discontinued

      The site 11in1.org is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.1, released on August 2011, is still available with the source code on SourceForge.

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    3. Template Blocks is a visual template engine, replacing any semantics of previous generation engines with an AJAX interface. It's written in PHP and is distributed under the GPL.
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    4. The only fully integrated ASP.NET CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform allowing you to create truly optimized digital customer experiences across multiple channels, with GDPR compliance and MVC development fully supported.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      maintenance of one or more webligs multiple authors runs on your own server drafts & future posts extensible through plugins

      Discontinued

      The project has been discontinued.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Refreshingly simple PHP content management system and web framework. Elefant is easy-to-use and straight-forward for all levels of users.
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