Previously we published a list of CMS without databases. With time, that list need a massive update. Flat File CMS Uses No Database. They Are Light and if Server Side Scripting Language Like PHP Is Not Used Then, They Can Be Served Fully From CDN in a Georeduntant Manner.
List of Flat File CMS (Without Database)
This is just easy to browse list with URLs under reformatted code block. We have not thoroughly checked the URLs for malware, it is safer to open then by copy-pasting on browser address.
- Dodger CMS,
- Flat Press,
- Get Simple CMS,
- Phile CMS,
- Pluck CMS,
- Puppy CMS,
- Razor CMS,
There are certain advantages of not using a database like faster loading, higher security, version Control
Basically, with down going cost of server ( You can read our other articles – Aruba Cloud 1 GB RAM VMWare instance at 1 Euro/month, VPSDime 6 GB RAM OpenVZ instance at $7/month, cheap dedicated servers), it is probably meaningless to hunt behind somewhat “hobby projects” with very less user base beyond personal website or a project website.
How many users most known Jekyll and OctoPress has? WordPress is actually practical for various reasons. The above projects are good but it is probably good to think what not to develop to not waste time. It is better to contribute to the existing projects rather than starting a new, very close another one.