Compare Bolt CMS vs. Concrete5

Bolt CMS Concrete5
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Product intro

Bolt CMS is a lightweight CMS built with the Silex Microframework. It is well built and a great alternative for developers looking for a modern PHP system to replace WordPress, for example.

Concrete 5 is a long running content management system. It is known for it's user friendly interface and with it's recent iterations has moved to adopt Symfony components.

Main advantages
  • Clean architecture built with Silex, very easy to learn
  • Standard components for Forms and Database
  • Clean purpose, not trying to solve every problem
  • Ease of use
  • Extensions marketplace
  • Reasonably sized community
Main disvantages
  • Developer availability compared to WP
  • Extensibility for multilingual, etc. depends on extensions
  • Limited community size
  • Product versioning can be confusing
  • Not many examples for complex implementations
  • Multilingual architecture not top notch
Product detailsBolt CMS Concrete5

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