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Welcome to FlatPress!

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2021-04-16: Happy birthday, FlatPress!

Today, your favourite blogging engine celebrates its 15th birthday ...
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2021-03-28: FlatPress is now on Mastodon 🐘

From now on, you find the FlatPress project on Mastodon ...
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2021-03-20: FlatPress 1.2 "Legato"

After an intensive beta testing phase, we finally released FlatPress 1.2 ...
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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.


  • Standard-compliant
  • No need to fiddle with SQL
  • Easy to backup! Just copy one directory
  • Easy plugin system
  • Widget support
  • Easy to customize with themes (powered by Smarty)
  • FlatPress is free software under GNU GPLv2

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

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