Welcome to an easier way to blog. - A minimalist markdown blogging platform.
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Dropplets v2.0 Beta - Latest Version

Change settings at http://(your url)/setup

Add a new post at http://(your url)/post

View current version at http://(your url)/version

Update to latest version at http://(your url)/update

Run locally with php -S localhost:3100 index.php

Project Goals

  • Application made up of only one file
  • 30 second install and setup
  • Simple post publishing form
  • Quick password-only access
  • Database-less platform
  • Works even when the user has disabled JavaScript
  • Under 500 lines of code


Simply use the Latest Version link above to download index.php. Copy it to a folder on your server.


  • Make sure index.php has execution permission
  • Make sure index.php can write to the folder containing it


  • Finish built-in styling
  • Write documentation


Design Mockups - https://www.figma.com/file/S4yjDmgoos5rs3CAsR7Hg5sU/Dropplets-v2.0?node-id=1%3A2

Color Palette (backend and default theme) - https://yeun.github.io/open-color/

Dependency Hosting - https://rawgit.com/