Compare Craft CMS vs. Symphony CMS

Craft CMS Symphony 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.

Symphony CMS is a content management system that is built using PHP language. Despite the similarity in naming it has nothing to do with the Symfony project also written in PHP.

Main advantages
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
Product detailsCraft CMS Symphony CMS

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