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2024-02-18: Berlin community meetup in March

Fraenkiman and DeltaLima want to organize a FlatPress community meetup in Berlin at the end of March ...
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2024-01-20: FlatPress 1.3 "Andante": First beta version released

Hi folks, thank you very much for your patience regarding the release of the next FlatPress version ...
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2023-10-29: Long way to FlatPress 1.3: Current status

Hey folks, quite some time has passed since the release of our last FlatPress version 1.2.1 ...
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FlatPress is a lightweight, easy-to-set-up blogging engine. Plain and simple, just PHP. No database needed! Being around since 2006, FlatPress is mature and well-tested.
Find out more about the FlatPress project and its philosophy in our FAQ.


  • Independent, standard-compliant blog software
  • Works on files, no database
  • Easy to setup, easy to backup
  • Powerful plugin system with widget support
  • Easy to customize with themes, powered by Smarty
  • Comments function with spam protection
  • Free software under GNU GPLv2

Sounds good? Proceed to download or check out the demo!

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