Best (self-hosted) alternative to Wordpress (not considering Joomla and Drupal)

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  1. Ramse

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    Hi, I'm interested to know about good alternatives to Wordpress, that I can install on my own server.

    I'm not considering Joomla and Drupal, they don't suite me.
     
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  3. Ramse

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    W130SN, thank you for such an extensive reply!

    I need it for simple blogging, for start, but I would like it to have the option to be upgrated to a full blown CMS.

    What are the experiences with Ghost?
     
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    I have never used it but I think others on BHW have said it is a good option/alternative to WP.
     
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    There are several alternatives that exist.
    You can try b2evolution. It is a nice blogging platform
    But can you tell why you don't want wordpress?
     
  6. Ramse

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    I will probably use Wordpress, since it suits my needs the best!
    But I just wanted to know if there are any alternatives.
     
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    Do you want to blog on it? Or what functionality? You can try Ghost.
     
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    Yes, I want to blog on it, but I want to increase the functionality step-by-step as the website develops.