Compare BackBee vs. Thunder CMS

BackBee Thunder 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.

Thunder is a Drupal 8 distribution specialised for media houses. It is initially developed by Burda, a German media company, who is now seeking to get other members on the project.

Main advantages
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
Product detailsBackBee Thunder CMS

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