Simply Publishing

An open source blogging platform with inline editing, handlebar templates, and a beautiful user interface.

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Inline Editing

The first open source publishing platform to feature inline editing. No more forms or rich-text editors. It’s the most immersive editing experience you’ll ever have!

Easy to Install

Upload it and open your browser. The installer will take care of the rest. Built on technologies you know and love. Got PHP/MySQL? You can run Leafpub.

Fully Responsive

Leafpub works on your desktop, laptop, tablet, and phone. There’s no app to download. Just a revolutionary, responsive admin panel with a beautiful interface.

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Meet Leafpub

Introducing the first open source publishing platform to feature a true WYSIWYG editor. Say goodbye to boring forms and rich-text controls. Say hello to inline editing.

Leafpub running on many devices

Leafpub is fast, easy to install, and fun to use. Never before has editing content been so immersive or intuitive.

The First of its Kind

This isn't some run of the mill CMS. This is real, visual editing. This is a stunning interface wrapped around a blazing fast rendering engine. This is the future of content management.

Here's what people are saying about Leafpub:

This software breaks the mold in terms of ease of use and minimalism. It's so simple, yet so complete. A perfect balance of feature and functionality. — A.B.

It's only a matter of time until people realize how amazing inline editing is and start to demand it from every platform. — L.L.

Leafpub is a divergence from the typical form-based content management systems we've grown accustomed to. It brings a fresh approach to editing and theme design. It's gonna be huuuggge. — D.T.

Easy to Install

Leafpub is built on technologies you know and love. You can run it on any server that supports PHP and MySQL. It currently runs on Apache, but can easily be configured to run on other web servers.

Installation is simple. Just upload Leafpub to your server and point your browser to it. The installer will help you configure your database and get your website up and running in seconds.

Open Source

osi_symbol.pngLeafpub is open source software, licensed under the GNU GPL version 3. You may use it for any personal or commercial project completely free of charge.

You can find the source on GitHub:


Leafpub is built with

Github Composer jQuery PHP Handlebars

Meet The Developer

Hi, I'm Marc.

I'm the guy behind Leafpub. I live with my wife and our cat in Germany. If I'm not coding, I do body weight exercises, go for a walk or learn for my part time B. Sc.

I Open Source. I think, it makes the web a better place. A little bit ;-)