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2024-05-04: New release: FlatPress 1.3.1

FlatPress 1.3.1 is a bugfix release for FlatPress 1.3 “Andante”. ...
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2024-04-07: New release: FlatPress 1.3 “Andante”

Finally, I can announce the release of FlatPress 1.3 “Andante”. ...
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2024-03-24: FlatPress 1.3 “Andante”: Release Candidate 1 published

I am very proud to announce the first Release Candidate of FlatPress 1.3 “Andante” ...
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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.
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  • 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

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