Postleaf alternatives and similar software solutions
Based on the "Blogging Platforms" category.
Alternatively, view Postleaf alternatives based on common mentions on social networks and blogs.
10.0 9.9 L3 Postleaf VS GhostTurn your audience into a business. Publishing, memberships, subscriptions and newsletters.
9.9 9.9 L1 Postleaf VS WordPressWordPress, Git-ified. This repository is just a mirror of the WordPress subversion repository. Please do not send pull requests. Submit pull requests to https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop and patches to https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ instead.
9.4 9.8 L3 Postleaf VS WagtailA Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience
6.5 8.8 Postleaf VS PlumeFederated blogging application, thanks to ActivityPub (now on https://git.joinplu.me/ — this is just a mirror)
3.5 0.0 L3 Postleaf VS ChyrpThe ultra-lightweight ultra-flexible blogging engine with a fetish for birds and misspellings.
1.2 0.0 Postleaf VS CadmusCadmus is an extremely lightweight, flat-file blogging platform powered by Markdown.
* Code Quality Rankings and insights are calculated and provided by Lumnify.
They vary from L1 to L5 with "L5" being the highest.
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Simple, beautiful publishing.
Postleaf is a beautifully designed open source blogging platform built for the modern publisher.
Created by Cory LaViska
This software is dedicated to my daughter, Sophia, and my son, Calvin. Chase your dreams, lil’ ones. 💙💚
Detailed instructions for installing, updating, and creating themes can be found at postleaf.org/docs.
Installation for Developers
This guide assumes you're installing Postleaf locally for development purposes. Please make sure the following dependencies are installed on your system before continuing:
- Node 7 (lower versions have not been tested and are not supported)
- SQLite 3
You will also need access to an SMTP server for sending emails. Otherwise, you won't be able to create users, perform password resets, etc. If you don't already have a transactional email service, the folks over at Discourse have put together a great list of email providers — many of which offer free plans.
To install Postleaf in a development environment, follow these instructions.
- Open a terminal and clone the project and default theme:
git clone https://github.com/Postleaf/postleaf.git git clone https://github.com/Postleaf/empower-theme.git themes/empower-theme
- Make a copy of
.env.exampleand name it
.env. Open it and change
AUTH_SECRETto a random string to secure your app. Then add your SMTP credentials so email can be sent. You also need to set the
- Install dependencies and run the build script:
npm install sudo npm install -g gulp-cli gulp build
- Now launch the app:
At this point, you should be able to see Postleaf running by pointing your browser to
To install a theme, simply add it to the
themes directory. There are a few additional themes located in the main repo.
To learn how to create your own theme, refer to the theme documentation.
Please do not use the issue tracker for personal support requests. Instead, visit postleaf.org/support for support.
©2017 A Beautiful Site, LLC
This software is copyrighted. You may use it under the terms of the MIT license. See LICENSE.md for details.
All code is copyrighted by A Beautiful Site, LLC except where noted. Third-party libraries are copyrighted and licensed by their respective owners.
Postleaf is maintained under the Semantic Versioning guidelines and we adhere to them as closely as possible.
“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” — Napoleon Hill
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Postleaf README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.