Kirby is a file-based cms

Easy to setup, easy to use, flexible as hell

Kirby is just $39 (€30) per website.

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Instant Installation

Installing Kirby means uploading some files to your server and that's it. No fighting with your database setup, no 10-step setup wizard – it's a matter of seconds.
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Any Content You Like

Blog articles, galleries, simple pages or complex product sheets – with Kirby you are not limited to a fixed data structure. You are in control of your content.
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Your Design, Your Templates

With Kirby you won't get huge amounts of predefined templates and design stuff. It's up to you to build whatever you like with it. Kirby won't be in your way.
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NoSQL? Kirby Prefers NoDB!

Kirby is file-based – No database involved. This means easy backups, super fast content editing with your favorite editor and many other awesome sideeffects.

jQuery-Inspired API

Kirby's highly flexible API is very easy to learn and will boost your productivity while you can focus on building awesome websites. Read more…

Markdown Syntax

Write your content with the powerful, extended version of the popular
Markdown syntax.
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Dropbox Support

If you got a dedicated server or VPS, Kirby can easily be integrated with Dropbox. Administration and backups have never been more fun. Read more…

The Kirby Panel

Scared of the filesystem? Install the powerful Kirby web interface and administrate your website right in your browser. Read more…

Free Docs, Tutorials & Support

Kirby comes with free extensive documentation, support forum, weekly tutorials and you can contact me anytime, when you need more help.

Low Requirements

All you need to get started is
PHP 5.2+ and an Apache server.
Kirby is pretty modest :)
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Source Code On Github

Kirby's source code is fully accessible on Github, so you don't have to buy a pig in a poke. Read more…

What others say about Kirby

  • I couldn’t be happier with my choice to use Kirby. It’s a stellar application that suits me very well.

  • Interested in a slick, flat file CMS? I’m loving all the recent updates and tutorials for @getkirby

  • from the brains behind @zootool, @getkirby looks like a really nice file-based rather than database-driven CMS:

  • Just read the docs for @getkirby and it looks great. @bastianallgeier is one clever bastard.

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