Compare BackBee vs. Pimcore

BackBee Pimcore
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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.

Pimcore is a CMS whose development started in 2009. Originally the Content Management System was built on the Zend PHP Framework, but the system will switch to the Symfony full stack framework.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
Product detailsBackBee Pimcore

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