Compare Craft CMS vs. Spress

Craft CMS Spress
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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.

Spress is a static site generator built with Symfony Components. The tool is versatile and uses familiar technologies such as Twig, Markdown and the Symfony console.

Main advantages
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
  • Low learning curve
  • High performance
  • Unparalled security with static HTML
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
  • Limitations when working with dynamic data
  • Limited userbase
  • Lack of basic functions people expect from a CMS (feedback forms, etc.)
Product detailsCraft CMS Spress

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