Compare BackBee vs. GraphCMS

BackBee GraphCMS
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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.

GraphCMS is a CaaS (Content as a Service) provider based on GraphQL. It has been a GraphQL native since the very beginning and is currently the most popular GraphQL capable CaaS.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Ease of use to editor user
  • Low barrier to entry for developers
  • No-operations personnel required
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • Limited content capability for complex content modelling
  • High cost when working with large amounts of content
  • Flexibility for integrations and other enterprise requirements
Product detailsBackBee GraphCMS

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