Compare Joomla! vs. Pimcore

Joomla! Pimcore
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Product intro

Joomla! is one of the big three PHP CMSes. Currently it uses only a single component from the Symfony project. Joomla remains a strong contender with a large number of users and extensions.

Pimcore is a CMS whose development started in 2009. Originally the Content Management System was built on the Zend PHP Framework, but the system will switch to the Symfony full stack framework.

Main advantages
  • Large developer and user base
  • Plenty of ready made extensions available
  • Tried and tested basic concepts

 

  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
Main disvantages
  • Administration can be confusing
  • Lack of focus, tries to do everything
  • Codebase is a mix of old and new

 

  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
Product detailsJoomla! Pimcore

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