Compare BackBee vs. Craft CMS

BackBee Craft CMS
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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.

Craft CMS is a new player in the PHP CMS field. It does not use Symfony components, but is a popular and more modern option for WordPress.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
Product detailsBackBee Craft CMS

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