WriteFreely is free and open source software for easily publishing writing on the web. Use it to start a personal blog — or an entire community.

Simple, yet powerful

We built WriteFreely to help you do one thing: get your words online. So we’ve removed as much friction as possible to help you do that. The application always opens to the editor, so you can start writing immediately and just press publish when you’re done.

Yet beneath our plain exterior is a robust, mature API, a hashtag organization system, encoded best practices for SEO, support for photos and videos, Markdown and MathJax rendering, and many features of any major blogging platform — unlocked with only a bit of plain text.

Free and open

WriteFreely is free and open source software, licensed under the AGPL. That means you can look under the hood and freely modify it to your liking.


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