static site cms

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A graphical website management system that generates static files, which then can be viewed without the CMS running.

In contrast to static site generators, static site CMSes allow non-technical users to edit the web sites in the browser in a graphical way, without needing to edit files - a GUI for static sites.

List of known static site CMSes

Name Language License Notes
Publii Javascript / Desktop application Open Source: GPLv3
Respond PHP MIT Very hard to setup, not maintained
Sitecake PHP Proprietary
Webhook Javascript Open Source: MIT License
Lektor Python, Javascript Open Source: BSD License
Netlify CMS Javascript Open Source: MIT License Integrates nicely with the Git host's Authentication system, can be used without

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