Compare Bolt CMS vs. Spress

Bolt CMS Spress
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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.

Spress is a static site generator built with Symfony Components. The tool is versatile and uses familiar technologies such as Twig, Markdown and the Symfony console.

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
  • Low learning curve
  • High performance
  • Unparalled security with static HTML
Main disvantages
  • Developer availability compared to WP
  • Extensibility for multilingual, etc. depends on extensions
  • Limited community size
  • Limitations when working with dynamic data
  • Limited userbase
  • Lack of basic functions people expect from a CMS (feedback forms, etc.)
Product detailsBolt CMS Spress

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