Compare Pimcore vs. Contentful

Pimcore Contentful
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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.

Contentful is a pure CaaS (Content as a Service) player. It comes from Berlin, and is currently the global market leader for decoupled hosted content management.

Main advantages
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
Main disvantages
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
Product detailsPimcore Contentful

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