Compare BackBee vs. Cosmic.js

BackBee Cosmic.js
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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.

Cosmic.js is a CaaS based on GraphQL. It follows on the footsteps of both Contentful and GraphCMS.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Excellent usability for editors
  • Developer ergonomics
  • Clear pricing model (no free tier, though)
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • Limited content modeling capability
  • Lack of customisation options
  • Vendor lock in
Product detailsBackBee Cosmic.js

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