FusionInvoice is a self-hosted invoicing system for freelancers and small businesses. I’ve been using it for several years and it had helped my web development business look more professional. I also really like the simplistic dashboard that just shows what you really want to see at a glance.
Recommended Self-Hosted Alternatives for Web Designers
When it comes to web design, self-hosted platforms can be great alternatives to more expensive web services. Check out my list of greatly useful self-hosted alternatives for web designers and front-end developers below.
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Running your own URL shortener is fun, geeky and useful: you own your data and don’t depend on third party services. It’s also a great way to add branding to your short URLs instead of using the same public URL shortener everyone uses. I recommend you install and set up YOURLS which is hosted on GitHub and free to use.
MainWP is a self-hosted WordPress management suite that allows you to efficiently manage multiple WordPress websites from one single dashboard. While the free version is fine for most people, I would recommend buying a few optional add-ons to extend the range of functionality (i.e. backups, reports, uptime).