Compare Spress vs. BackBee

Spress BackBee
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Spress is a static site generator built with Symfony Components. The tool is versatile and uses familiar technologies such as Twig, Markdown and the Symfony console.

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
  • Low learning curve
  • High performance
  • Unparalled security with static HTML
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • Limitations when working with dynamic data
  • Limited userbase
  • Lack of basic functions people expect from a CMS (feedback forms, etc.)
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsSpress BackBee

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