Compare Contentful vs. Craft CMS

Contentful Craft CMS
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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.

Craft CMS is a new player in the PHP CMS field. It does not use Symfony components, but is a popular and more modern option for WordPress.

Main advantages
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
Main disvantages
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
Product detailsContentful Craft CMS

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