Compare Contentful vs. Pimcore

Contentful Pimcore
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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.

Pimcore is a CMS whose development started in 2009. Originally the Content Management System was built on the Zend PHP Framework, but the system will switch to the Symfony full stack framework.

Main advantages
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
Main disvantages
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
Product detailsContentful Pimcore

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