Compare Contentful vs. Concrete5

Contentful Concrete5
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Product intro

Contentful is a pure CaaS (Content as a Service) player. It comes from Berlin, and is currently the global market leader for decoupled hosted content management.

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
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
  • Ease of use
  • Extensions marketplace
  • Reasonably sized community
Main disvantages
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
  • Product versioning can be confusing
  • Not many examples for complex implementations
  • Multilingual architecture not top notch
Product detailsContentful Concrete5

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