50 Web Publishing Apps

BaseKit

This relatively new service combines drag-and-drop web layout tools with over…

Blogger

One of the earliest self-publishing web apps, Google’s blogging service…

Buzzr

A newly-launched CMS service offering a drag-and-drop design interface built…

Cargo

An invite-only CMS for creative types with a heavy focus on creating a personal…

CloudAccess.net

CloudAccess.net is a managed hosting service for Joomla, a full-fledged open-source…

Clover

Clover provides Flash sites with built-in mobile capabilty, but you will be paying…

Concrete5

A hosted solution from the creators of the growing open-source CMS of the same…

Cubender

Cubender is a Flash CMS with a cleanly-designed admin UI, although unintuitive…

CushyCMS

Rather than a full-fledged CMS solution, CushyCMS is a content editor meant…

DevHub

DevHub marries a drag-and-drop site builder with monetization features and game…

DreamHost Apps

Currently in beta, this is a free service from DreamHost with one-click installation…

Drupal Gardens

A well-executed hosted service of the powerful Drupal CMS from the original…

Eden

A fairly basic and rather limited CMS from marketing agency Preation, Eden combines…

Edicy

Edicy is a well-designed creation and management tool for getting a basic site…

Edublogs

Edublogs leverages the WordPress publishing platform to create an education-focused…

Flavors.me

Flavors.me is a unique spin on a personal website, allowing anyone to quickly…

Google Sites

Originally designed as a wiki service, Google Sites is the successor to the now-retired…

Hero

Formerly known as Caribou CMS, Hero is a relatively new CMS with a strong emphasis…

Homestead

Now owned by accounting giant Intuit, Homestead has been around since 1998 in various…

Jigsy

A rather simple CMS, Jigsy surprises with its basic but useful feature-set,…

Jimdo

Jimdo is a full-featured web design app and cost-effective hosting service.…

Kahuna Host

Kahuna Host is really a regular web host offering the WordPress CMS as the default…

Maestro WebBuilder

Live classical music social network InstantEncore’s web publisher app aimed…

Magnt

Magnt is more or less an online business card tool for creating a one-page personal…

Markup Factory

A well-rounded service from design agency Cramer Development, Markup Factory…

Moonfruit

Moonfruit’s all-Flash approach might have been necessary some years back…

Onesheet

From the creator of music content management service ArtistData, Onesheet helps…

OnSugar

OnSugar is a blog CMS from PopSugar, the popular women’s entertainment…

Page.ly

Page.ly provides one-click WordPress managed hosting, with a focus on security.…

PageLime

PageLime is really a content editor that runs alongside an existing site, not a full-blown…

Posterous

The appeal of Posterous has always been simplified web posting through e-mail…

Radium3

Radium3 is an easy-to-use CMS with a well-rounded feature set including a form…

Simple CMS

Simple CMS is a content editor in the class of CushyCMS and PageLime designed…

Simpleweb

Like CloudAccess.net, Simplweb provides Joomla on demand, simplifying an otherwise…

SiteKreator

One of the more popular hosted CMS services when it launched in 2006, SiteKreator…

SnapPages

SnapPages has all the essential features covered — pages, blog, photos,…

Squarespace

Squarespace launched in 2004 — light years as far as the web is concerned…

SubHub

SubHub layers a cleanly-designed but limited and often unpolished site builder…

Surreal CMS

Like PageLime and CushyCMS, Surreal CMS is not a full CMS but rather a content…

Tumblr

Tumblr focuses on making blogging easy with out-of-the-box support for various…

TypePad

TypePad is a blogging service based on the popular Movable Type platform used…

TypeRoom

Similar to the likes of PageLime and CushyCMS, TypeRoom is a content editor…

Virb

Virb attempts to simplify web design with a clean and fuctional admin UI, out-of-the-box…

Webnode

Webnode offers personal, business and e-commerce sites with a decent set of features…

Webs

Formerly known as Freewebs, this service pairs a rather dated site builder admin…

WebStarts

WebStarts feels like a relic of the early days of the web with its so-so set of features,…

Weebly

Drag-and-drop site builder service Weebly comes with useful features such as file…

Wix

A hosted service for creating Flash sites, Wix couples an unfortunately antiquated…

WordPress.com

A couple of years ago, WordPress.com took the lead among hosted publishing platforms…

Yola

Yola’s admin UI and backend design is somewhat conservative in look and feel,…