Baun is a modern, lightweight, extensible CMS for PHP.

Simple. Fast. Flat.


  • Edit Text Files

    Baun makes creating and maintaining a website as simple as editing text files with your favorite text editor.

  • Light & Fast

    Baun was designed with performance in mind. The lightweight codebase and no database makes Baun blazing fast.

  • No Database

    Baun is designed as a "flat file" CMS, meaning there is no database and you can completely forget about MySQL.

  • Markdown Formatting

    Use your favourite text editor to edit your pages and create your website using simple Markdown formatting.

  • Twig Templates

    Baun uses the Twig templating engine, for powerful and flexible themes.

  • Open & Extendable

    Baun is open source and has a very modular architecture, great for developers who like to hack things up.