Compare Craft CMS vs. October CMS

Craft CMS October CMS
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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.

October CMS is a content management system built on the Laravel Framework. It's been in development since 2013 and is definitely part of a new generation of PHP of content management tools.

Main advantages
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
Product detailsCraft CMS October CMS

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