Compare Grav vs. October CMS

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Product intro

Grav is a fresh flat-file database which is easy to install. It uses a number of Symfony components and is very fast to get started with.

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
  • Fast to install and get started with
  • Extensible via Plugins, Skeletons and Themes
  • A fresh codebase, no PHP4 cruft here
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
Main disvantages

 

  • Limited use cases due to flat-file approach
  • Limited developer base
  • Needs more work to round the edges in real-world use

 

  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
Product detailsGrav October CMS

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