Dozens of alternatives to WordPress to manage the content of a website

If a few hours ago I told you about WordPress as a fantastic CMS to do practically everything on the web, at they remind us that there are many more options.

From his list, made up of 50 fantastic content management systems, I leave you with the ones that have caught my attention the most:


Zotonic is open source and allows us to create dynamic websites in no time.


Very easy to use, you do not need great programming knowledge to install and use it.

Free, flexible and with a very intuitive content editor.

Plone CMS

A very active project, with a huge community of developers implementing improvements and news.

Pods CMS Framework

A framework that allows us to save each content in a different table in the database.


A CMS that has not yet been publicly launched, offering the possibility of receiving news by email.


RuubikCMS is ideal for users who do not have much technical knowledge, offering the basics in a simple way.

GetSimple CMS

GetSimple uses XML to increase the loading speed of your content.


Module-based, made for tough programmers.

Wolf CMS

With a permission management system, it offers an ideal environment for a group to update the content of the same page.

Surreal CMS

Surreal CMS is built for web designers, allowing you to manage several websites from the same control panel.

Simple CMS

So that customers can alter the content from the same page. Just add an existing web script.


Pagelime allows to alter the content directly on the created web page. We have to add the CSS class in the code so that our clients work intuitively.


Simple to install and use. Well known in the web designer community.


It allows you to build websites in a few minutes, offering very simple tools to use.


Free code, using the CakePHP framework.


Installation in 60 seconds, although it is not free.

Adobe Business Catalyst

To create websites and virtual stores.


To easily edit the content of static websites.


Joomla doesn’t need a lot of presentation. It is just as flexible and powerful as WordPress, although not as easy to use as the options already discussed.


The third foot of the Joomla-Wordpress-Drupal tripod. A huge community makes this product an excellent choice.

Ekklesia 360

To create websites for churches and religious institutions.

Radiant CMS

Created for small work teams. With free code.

Frog CMS

Various templates, permission systems and a very intuitive work panel.


With free code, very powerful and growing a lot among the community of programmers.


You don’t need to install anything, being one of the easiest to use.


Created with SEO science in mind. Ideal to be found quickly by search engines.


Content management for websites made with Flash.

Contao Open Source CMS

Contao allows you to create simple sites that can be easily read with text recognition programs.

CMS for Web Designers

Created for designers who do not want to reach into code.

Textpattern CMS

Translated in 40 languages ‚Äč‚Äčand with a very present technical support.

Hotaru CMS

With several extensions and themes it allows you to make simple websites in a few minutes.


Very easy to use and install. It takes up little space and memory, making it ideal for servers with few resources.


Magnolia is present in more than 100 countries. Several governments use it for their official website.

Zimplit CMS

Ideal for very small sites. With more than 100,000 clients in the market.


Based on PHP and very mild. It also has the free code