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 Aug 19, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      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
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      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 almost 2 years ago

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    1. 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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    2. Voog is a mess-free platform that enables you to build awesome websites with a creative flow. Focus on what really matters to you: Voog is exceptionally easy to design, straightforward to build for and unbelievably simple to use.
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      • .NET Framework
      BlogEngine.NET is an open source .NET blogging project that was born out of desire for a better blog platform. A blog platform with less complexity, easy customization, and one that takes advantage of the latest .NET features.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Android
      • iPhone
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      • Wordpress
      Launch your online business for free with Pirply Sites. Pirply is an all-in-one free website builder platform for WordPress. We give you the power to create beautiful websites without the hassle.
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    3. Backdrop CMS is a simple, lightweight, and easy to use Content Management System used to build attractive, professional websites. Use it for everything from a single-administrator's personal blog site, to a complex, multi-role, business e-commerce platform.
      Backdrop CMS vs WordPress opinions
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      Backdrop CMS is easier to extend than Wordpress. The user interface is better - no backend-frontend complication - edit right where you are.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      💮 Mixcore CMS is an open-source modular, multi-tenant application framework built on top of ASP.NET Core (Dotnet Core). It is a completed open source ASP.NET Core (Dotnet Core) CMS solution. https://mixcore.org.
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    4. Gutenberg is a take on a new editor for WordPress. It is named after Johannes Gutenberg, who invented a printing press with movable type more than 500 years ago. ... Their goal is to make this easier, especially for those just starting with WordPress
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      Aegea is a beautiful blogging engine with front-end editing, beautiful typography, and easy-to-use media management. Aegea is free for personal use. This means you write under your own name for your own pleasure. Personal blog can have some ads.
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      • Online
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      • PHP
      ApPHP MicroBlog is very simple and powerful PHP blog software. This product enables you to start your own blog within minutes. You can easy add and manage your own posts and posting categories.
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