I am a developer, but not yet a web developer. I am looking for a website builder like Wix, Wordpress, or Squarespace that I can self-host. The idea is that a web designer, or even myself, should be able to drag-and-drop edit the static pages, but the pages that are app-like should be programmed custom (while hooking into the style info of the drag and dropped static pages). My preference would be to code in Ruby or Python (and to avoid PHP).

What options are there to have a drag-and-drop editable website with some pages/parts that are app (custom coded)?

This will not be a typical ecommerce or blog app, hence the need for custom code.

  • Those close votes are because you are asking for "the best". If you edit the question to give a list of features which you require, you will get some help. Please read How to Ask Aug 9, 2017 at 8:25
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is seeking an opinion (of "the best") Aug 9, 2017 at 8:25
  • I removed "the best" Aug 9, 2017 at 15:32
  • But you are still mostly just saying "something like X,Y or Z", rather than giving a list of the features that you need (or what you don't like about X, Y and Z that prevents you using them). The more information that you can give us, the more likely that we can help you Aug 9, 2017 at 15:40
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    Thanks. I didn't have enough info when I wrote the question. I just voted to close it. Aug 9, 2017 at 21:06

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Camaleon CMS looks like an interesting option for Ruby on Rails. http://camaleon.tuzitio.com/

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