Project ID: 1732


NanoBlogger is a small weblog engine written in Bash for the command line. It uses common UNIX tools such as cat, grep, and sed to create static HTML content.


* highly configurable and extensible * intuitive command line interface * easy drafting, editing, and management of entries * configurable amount of archiving by category, year, month, day, and entry * pagination * permanent and navigational links * templates and CSS style sheets for full control over layout * placeholders for easy template manipulation * support for multiple weblogs * support for multiple tags (categories) * support for both relative and absolute links * support for date manipulation of entries * Atom syndication (comes with 1.0 format) * RSS syndication (comes with RSS 1.0 and 2.0 formats) * plugins for calendar, recent entries, weblog status, etc. * plugins for text formatting (e.g. line breaks translate to HTML) * global (nb.conf) and per-weblog (blog.conf) configuration * intelligent build system that only rebuilds what's necessary * simple cache system for extra boost in speed * independent from java-script and server-side scripting (e.g. PHP) * independent from external database (stores data in flat-files) * includes user manual * multilingual support * multi-platform portability (just add bash and the required commands) * modular code base


* slow (written in bash) * no comments (only available as add-on) * comes with a user manual * not easily upgradable

Installation Instructions

Nanoblogger is not developed any more. See

But if you find it still useful, then here is manual.

Active Releases

The following unofficial repositories are provided as-is by owner of this project. Contact the owner directly for bugs or issues (IE: not bugzilla).

Release Architectures Repo Download
EPEL 6 i386 (11)*, x86_64 (9)* EPEL 6 (288 downloads)
EPEL 7 x86_64 (10)* EPEL 7 (301 downloads)
EPEL 8 x86_64 (8)* EPEL 8 (186 downloads)
Fedora 38 x86_64 (18)* Fedora 38 (0 downloads)
Fedora 39 x86_64 (18)* Fedora 39 (29 downloads)
Fedora 40 x86_64 (8)* Fedora 40 (11 downloads)
Fedora rawhide x86_64 (16)* Fedora rawhide (293 downloads)

* Total number of downloaded packages.