Compare Grav vs. Symphony 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.

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
  • Fast to install and get started with
  • Extensible via Plugins, Skeletons and Themes
  • A fresh codebase, no PHP4 cruft here
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
Main disvantages

 

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

 

  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
Product detailsGrav Symphony CMS

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