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arvid [Motivation for FlatPress]
doc:faq [2020/03/30 16:29] (current)
arvid [As a user]
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 ===== What is FlatPress? ===== ===== What is FlatPress? =====
-FlatPress is a lightweight,​ easy-to-set-up blogging engine. Plain and simple, just PHP. No database needed! +FlatPress is a lightweight, ​**easy-to-set-up blogging engine**. Plain and simple, just PHP. **No database** needed! 
-Being around since 2006, FlatPress is mature ​and well-tested.+ 
 +It's best suitable for **personal blogs** or **small business sites**. ​FlatPress is a **single user system** (see [[doc:​techfaq|Tech FAQ]]) ​and does not offer an editorial workflow. But would you need that? 
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 +FlatPress works great out of the box, but you may also extend it to your needs with [[res:​plugins|plugins]] and [[res:​themes|themes]].
  
 ===== Is FlatPress just WordPress without database? ===== ===== Is FlatPress just WordPress without database? =====
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 FlatPress is free software maintained by voluntary developers in their free time. We don't get (or want) money for FlatPress. Free time is always rare, so we are aware we can't fix every reported bug within hours. ​ FlatPress is free software maintained by voluntary developers in their free time. We don't get (or want) money for FlatPress. Free time is always rare, so we are aware we can't fix every reported bug within hours. ​
  
-Luckily, we have a great community that helps us with testing, coding, and supporting each other. **This open and friendly spirit is the heart of FlatPress.** You are heartly ​invited to be part of it!+Luckily, we have a great community that helps us with testing, coding, and supporting each other. **This open and friendly spirit is the heart of FlatPress.** You are warmly ​invited to be part of it!
  
 ==== Motivation for FlatPress ==== ==== Motivation for FlatPress ====
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   * Because FlatPress works without a database, it eliminates a whole category of possible security problems. That makes it **more secure**.   * Because FlatPress works without a database, it eliminates a whole category of possible security problems. That makes it **more secure**.
 ===== How can I support the FlatPress project? ===== ===== How can I support the FlatPress project? =====
-There a are few ways to contribute to FlatPress.+Glad you ask, thanks for caring! :) In fact, there a are many ways to contribute to FlatPress.
  
 ==== As a coder ==== ==== As a coder ====
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     * If you know a software archive or a CMS compare site that does not have FlatPress, tell them! Ask your web hosting provider if they’d like to offer FlatPress in their software installer. Recommend FlatPress to people asking you for an easy-to-use blogging engine.     * If you know a software archive or a CMS compare site that does not have FlatPress, tell them! Ask your web hosting provider if they’d like to offer FlatPress in their software installer. Recommend FlatPress to people asking you for an easy-to-use blogging engine.
   * Sometimes, we ask for intensive **testing** before releasing a new version. Take part in it and tell us what you think.   * Sometimes, we ask for intensive **testing** before releasing a new version. Take part in it and tell us what you think.
-  * To **keep up to date**, check out flatpress.org once in a while. You may also subscribe to [[http://​www.flatpress.org/​home/​rss.php|the RSS feed]]. The forums [[https://​forum.flatpress.org/​app.php/​feed|also have an RSS feed]], did you know?\\ And of course, you may [[https://​twitter.com/​flatpress|follow us on Twitter.]]+  * To **keep up to date**, check out our project site [[https://​www.flatpress.org|flatpress.org]] once in a while. You may also subscribe to [[http://​www.flatpress.org/​home/​rss.php|the RSS feed]]. The forums [[https://​forum.flatpress.org/​app.php/​feed|also have an RSS feed]], did you know?\\ And of course, you may [[https://​twitter.com/​flatpress|follow us on Twitter.]]
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