Compare PyroCMS 3 vs. Contentful

PyroCMS 3 Contentful
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Product intro

PyroCMS 3 is a major rewrite of the PHP Content Management system. It is built on the Laravel Framework, which in turn uses many Symfony components at it's core.

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
  • Built on a common framework
  • Clean code and modern architecture
  • Superb administration interface
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption a possible liability
  • Tight coupling to Laravel Framework limits options
  • Multisite and some other commonly needed features missing
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
Product detailsPyroCMS 3 Contentful

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