Compare October CMS vs. Symphony CMS

October CMS Symphony CMS
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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.

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
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
Main disvantages
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
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