Howler Blog is an open-source (MIT licensed) microblogging platform cleverly built to not be too clever. All you need is to do is download a copy of the application, an FTP client and any economical shared webhost to get started!
Howler is implemented as a PHP web application, built on Laravel Framework. Howler is built to run on any common LAMP, FAMP, MAMP or WAMP setup, and should run on anything from economical shared hosting, all the way up to a VPS on AWS. Getting started is as easy as downloading one of our pre-built zip files and deploying that to your server, or cloning the repo and installing dependencies via Composer.