Compare Grav vs. TYPO3

Grav TYPO3
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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.

Typo3 is an established enterprise grade CMS built on PHP. In the past years they have struggled in their renewal project, but have since moved forward with Symfony components.

Main advantages
  • Fast to install and get started with
  • Extensible via Plugins, Skeletons and Themes
  • A fresh codebase, no PHP4 cruft here
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
Main disvantages

 

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

 

  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
Product detailsGrav TYPO3

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