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: Building a High-Performance Website with Next.js and WordPress | | 2024-03-19

    Creating a high-performance website is essential in today’s digital age. Speed, efficiency, and a seamless user experience are the cornerstones of successful web development. This article explores how combining Next.js with WordPress can achieve these goals, providing a robust solution for developers looking to elevate their web projects.

  • Canvas

    Publishing on your own terms (by austintoddj)

  • Project mention: Build a Laravel Blog using Vue and Canvas | | 2023-10-16

    Canvas is a powerful tool for Laravel applications that streamlines the writing, editing, and customization of your content with a range of publishing tools. It's an incredible all-in-one solution for creating and publishing articles, just like the one you're reading.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • Bludit

    Simple, Fast, Secure, Flat-File CMS

  • Project mention: Bludit CMS v3.15.0 Released | | 2023-07-21
  • Known

    A social publishing platform.

  • htmly

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

  • Project mention: HTMLy, simple and fast databaseless PHP blogging platform | | 2023-12-28
  • Chyrp Lite

    An ultra-lightweight blogging engine, written in PHP.

  • Project mention: Chyrp Lite – An Ultra-Lightweight Tumblelogging Engine Using PHP and SQLite | | 2024-03-12
  • Blog

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

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  • Hotglue

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

  • PluXml

    A CMS to create lightweight websites with ease and without database.

  • Formtools

    The Form Tools Core. (by formtools)

  • Project mention: Collecting data from staff using forms, sending reminders etc | /r/software | 2023-10-11

    I previously used for a similar project but that was a one off and it didn't have auto reminders as part of the work flow. When I search for workflow tools I get what appears to be something completely different. When I search for for builder its often elements to allow your full app to easily present forms (I don't have my own app).

  • Chyrp

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

  • Blogotext

    A little more than a lightweight SQLite Blog-Engine.

  • Dotclear

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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).

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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 18,877
2 Canvas 3,223
3 Bludit 1,238
4 Known 1,025
5 htmly 998
6 Chyrp Lite 373
7 Blog 300
8 Hotglue 231
9 PluXml 211
10 Formtools 208
11 Chyrp 203
12 Blogotext 136
13 Dotclear 37

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