Compare Craft CMS vs. Contentful

Craft CMS Contentful
Logo
Product intro

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.

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.

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

CMSes vailable for comparison: BackBee, Bolt CMS, Concrete5, Contenta, Contentful, Cosmic.js, Craft CMS, Drupal 8, eZ Platform, Fork CMS, GraphCMS, Grav, Jarves, Joomla!, Kunstmaan, October CMS, Open Orchestra, Pagekit, Pimcore, PyroCMS 3, Reservoir, Spress, Sulu CMS, Symfony CMF, Symphony CMS