PHP Blogging Platforms

Open-source PHP projects categorized as Blogging Platforms

Top 13 PHP Blogging Platform Projects

  • WordPress

    WordPress, Git-ified. This repository is just a mirror of the WordPress subversion repository. Please do not send pull requests. Submit pull requests to and patches to instead.

    Project mention: Web design company gave me a zip of the site they built. Have no idea how to host this thing. | | 2023-05-30

    Without reading any documentation? has only 5 items in menu, one of them is Learn.

  • Canvas

    A Laravel publishing platform (by austintoddj)

    Project mention: +20 Best Projects Made With Laravel | | 2022-09-18


  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • Known

    A social publishing platform.

  • htmly

    Simple and fast databaseless PHP blogging platform, and Flat-File CMS

  • Blog

    Lightweight self-hosted facebook-styled PHP blog. (by m1k1o)

    Project mention: Facebook looks to be imploding, and I’ve already been burned by MySpace dying and losing all my data - any self hosted options to store my memories & content? | | 2022-10-28

    The not-so-creatively-named blog takes its design cues from Facebook's wall UI

  • Chyrp Lite

    An ultra-lightweight blogging engine, written in PHP.

    Project mention: best way to selfhost a Blog? | | 2023-04-10

    Chyrp Lite

  • Hotglue

    HOTGLUE is a Content Manipulation System which allows to construct websites directly in a web-browser.


    ONLYOFFICE Docs — document collaboration in your environment. Powerful document editing and collaboration in your app or environment. Ultimate security, API and 30+ ready connectors, SaaS or on-premises

  • Chyrp

    The ultra-lightweight ultra-flexible blogging engine with a fetish for birds and misspellings.

  • PluXml

    PluXml, Moteur de Blog et CMS à l'XML sans base de données

  • Formtools

    The Form Tools Core. (by formtools)

    Project mention: Anything you wish there was an open source solution for? | | 2023-05-16
  • Blogotext

    A little more than a lightweight SQLite Blog-Engine.

  • Dotclear

    Issues →

  • Cadmus

    Cadmus is an extremely lightweight, flat-file blogging platform powered by Markdown. (by ldemafelix)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-30.

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What are some of the best open-source Blogging Platform projects in PHP? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 WordPress 17,502
2 Canvas 3,163
3 Known 982
4 htmly 917
5 Blog 270
6 Chyrp Lite 229
7 Hotglue 210
8 Chyrp 203
9 PluXml 196
10 Formtools 191
11 Blogotext 131
12 Dotclear 32
13 Cadmus 17
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