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Welcome to FlatPress!

What's the news?

2021-06-19: FlatPress 1.2.1

I just released a bugfix release for FlatPress 1.2 โ€œLegatoโ€ ...
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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 ๐Ÿ˜

From now on, you find the FlatPress project on Mastodon ...
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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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