Alternative Blogging Platforms

No mainstream platforms here. Work in progress.


  • Micro.blog - Themes, plugins, cross-posting to many social networks, including Mastodon and Nostr, fediserve integration (follow and be followed), clients for desktop and mobile, robust importing and exporting, microposts (untitled) and long (titled) posts, custom domain.

  • Bearblog.dev - “A privacy-first, no-nonsense, super-fast blogging platform. No trackers, no javascript, no stylesheets. Just your words”. Themes, custom domain, analytics.

  • omg.lol - a suite of web apps as Web page, Now page, Statuslog, Weblog, Pastebin, Switchboard, Email forwarding etc.

  • Mataroa.blog - the “naked blogging platform”. No themes, no clients, no microposts; API, exporting options, custom domain, opensource, auto-exports.

  • Silvrback - “Simple, minimalist blogging”. Lost of customization options.

  • Listed - “Welcome to your new public journal. Listed is a free blogging platform that allows you to create a public journal published directly from your notes”. Requires a Standard Notes app subscription.

  • Nicheless.blog - “Nicheless is a micro-blogging platform for raw, unfiltered thought”. 300 words per post.

  • Pika.page - “Blog Like Nobody’s Watching! Pika makes blogging easy and beautiful. Hop in and start writing for yourself.”. Alpha. Five theme options (no customization), pages and untitled posts. No custom domain.

  • Svbtle - “A publishing platform”.
    • Cost: USD7/month.
    • Still active? Don’t know. Edge warns that it is a dangerous site.

  • blogstatic - “The quickest, most powerful way to create your new blog!”. Themes, custom domain, newsletters, pages. No untitled posts.
    • Cost: US$19/year.

This page was created using iA Writer and just copied to the new post editor of each platform; no individual edits or changes.