GetSimple CMS – simple content management system

GetSimple is a free and open source XML based, standalone, fully independent and light Content Management System. GetSimple offers an extra simple way to manage a small-business website.

GetSimple saves all data to structured XML-files and therefore belongs to the group of flat-file web applications which can be run without a database.

GetSimple has a low memory footprint.

Features include:

  • Simple installation.
  • Easy to learn user interface.
  • XML based data storage. This avoids using an extra layer of connecting to a database such as MySQL.
  • WYSIWYG text editor, CKEditor.
  • ‘Undo’ protection and integrated backup system.
  • Simple theme customization.
  • Image and file management.
  • Good documentation.
  • Extendable with plugins, themes and languages.

Support: Blog
Developer: Chris Cagle and contributors
License: GNU GPL v3


GetSimple is written in PHP. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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