We all know that in the last year attended a blogging platform that is quite phenomenal, via a kickstarter Ghost became really famous, but whether it is really a blogging platform? simple to write, consuming very little power, easy in its use and can be opened in a variety of devices.
Ghost requires node.js and just work on vps, if I want to try it at least I should know about the configuration of a vps and is it easy enough for blogging?
Exactly two months ago, more precisely I call him a “friend” with name Danang Probo Sayekti, a developer, web designer, a web devil, create a blog he called “HTMLy” Flat CMS, running in the system even in a small shared hosting using PHP base, no database, and markdown.
In the early development, this Flat CMS does not have admin panel and within a few weeks all of the features that available on a CMS is already owned.
No database, admin panel (responsive) that running on anything devices, markdown editor, category tag, archive, using Disqus comments system, and clean markup, for me — HTMLy become a true blogging platform that have beatiful feature, version 1.0 released at 1 February 2014.
Here is list of feature of version 1.0 released :
- Admin panel
- Markdown editor with live preview
- Categorization with tags (multi tags support)
- Static pages Eg. for contact page
- Meta canonical, description, and rich snippets for SEO
- Author page
- Multi author support
- Social links
- Disqus Commenting System
- Google Analytics
- Built-in search
- Related posts
- Per post navigation (previous and next post)
- Body class for easy theming
- Archive page (by year, year-month, or year-month-day)
- JSON API
- RSS Feed
- Archive and tag cloud widget
- SEO friendly URL
- Teaser thumbnail for images and Youtube videos
- Responsive design
Here is few screenshot :
Did you need more perfect Flat CMS Blogging Platform in 2014 ?
HTMLy Flat CMS is an open source project, many more features will come, if you are interested in adding new features please fork on github page here https://github.com/danpros/htmly
I am Indonesian, and I am very proud about this project was made by an Indonesian.