Compare October CMS vs. Symfony CMF

October CMS Symfony CMF
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Product intro

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.

As a Content Management Framework Symfony CMF is not a complete CMS product, but more of a framework to build your own CMS on top of. This makes it stand out from the crowd.

Main advantages
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
Main disvantages
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
Product detailsOctober CMS Symfony CMF

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