Compare Pimcore vs. BackBee

Pimcore BackBee
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Product intro

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.

BackBee is a content management system from the company Lp Digital. The software is Open Source and released under the GPL3 License. BackBee uses multiple Symfony components for core functions.

Main advantages
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsPimcore BackBee

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