WordPress: WordPress is one of the easiest content management systems to use. it is the publishing platform which focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress and it’s characteristics as a content management system (CMS) are many, could be explained as how they relate to document management, knowledge management, configuration management, application development, and so on. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. As WordPress simplifies blog and website creation, most of the website owners prefer WordPress hosting. More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
b2evolution: b2evolution is a cms(content management tools) which comes with complete advanced weblog tool, i-e This software will give complete access to user to run your own blogs, newsfeeds or even photo streams. B2evolution CMS is a medium scale centered around the blog concept, full of multiple features such as blogs, content/presentation separation, full user management, full internationalization (i18n), workflow management and also extending with some more features which are usually provided by Wikis, Trackers or hierarchy driven CMSes.
LifeType: LifeType is a complete open-source blogging platform which will support multiple blogs and users within a single installation. It’s purely written in the PHP and the back end structure is in MySQL database. Licensing of LifeType comes under GNU General Public License. It supports multiple blogs as well as users, media management and it also takes care of generation of standard content, clean URLs and support for subdomains. LifeType is released under the GPL license, and requires PHP and MySQL to work.
Dotclear: The open-source web publishing software Dotclear is designed in 2002 by Olivier Meunier, this blog is published under the GNU GPLv2. It is fairly popular in French speaking countries, where it is used by several major blogging platforms. It was a single man’s project at first, Dotclear soon gathered a team comprising different personalities with various backgrounds. It’s major purpose is to provide a user-friendly tool allowing anyone to publish on the web, regardless of their technical skills.
Textpattern: Textpattern is a web based application designed to support and to overcome the hurdles of publishing any type of online data on website, and to shorten the production of well-structured, standards-compliant web pages. Weblogging tools are often listed among the general-purpose content management system suitable for deployment in many contexts. Textpattern is a flexible, elegant and easy-to-use content management system. It is both free and open source.
Nucleus: Nucleus CMS is also one of the most flexible and easy to use and install content management system on the web hosting platform that you have selected, aka blog software. It helps you to publish a website and lets writers do what they are best at: writing items or articles, without having to worry about formatting and markup.
Serendipity: Serendipity is a PHP based app which also helps users with weblog application which gives the users the most easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage. While the default package is designed for the casual blogger, Serendipity offers a flexible, expandable and easy-to-use framework with the power for professional applications.
Open Blog: Open Blog is a free and easy to use and open source blogging platform. Open Blog is built using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. It provides blogger users with a very powerful as well as easy to use the graphical interface which takes blogging to a new level as well as making it a simple and enjoyable process.
eggBlog: eggBlog is also a free blogging platform which is a simple blogging system. All you need is PHP and a MySQL database. eggBlog platform comes with the php & mysql blog software package, allowing you to create your own online website, journal or weblog (blog) using your own web-space.
Pixie: Pixie is an open source, free web application. Pixie will help to create your own website as well as the open source web application. Users prefer to call it a small, simple, website maker. Pixie was released in middle 2008 and had gained a strong following in the Open Source community. Pixie completely helps a user to create your own website. Plenty of the users refer to this type of software as the “content management system (CMS)”, I will prefer to say that its as small and as simple like a Site Maker.