Compare Concrete5 vs. BackBee

Concrete5 BackBee
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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.

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.

Main advantages
  • Ease of use
  • Extensions marketplace
  • Reasonably sized community
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • Product versioning can be confusing
  • Not many examples for complex implementations
  • Multilingual architecture not top notch
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsConcrete5 BackBee

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