Compare BackBee vs. Concrete5

BackBee Concrete5
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Product intro

BackBee is a content management system from the company Lp Digital. The software is Open Source and released under the GPL3 License. BackBee uses multiple Symfony components for core functions.

Concrete 5 is a long running content management system. It is known for it's user friendly interface and with it's recent iterations has moved to adopt Symfony components.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Ease of use
  • Extensions marketplace
  • Reasonably sized community
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • Product versioning can be confusing
  • Not many examples for complex implementations
  • Multilingual architecture not top notch
Product detailsBackBee Concrete5

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