Compare Spress vs. WordPress

Spress WordPress
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Product intro

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.

WordPress is not a very modern PHP CMS and does not use Symfony or other components. It is very popular and earns it's position in the listing of Symfony CMSes.

Main advantages
  • Low learning curve
  • High performance
  • Unparalled security with static HTML
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
Main disvantages
  • Limitations when working with dynamic data
  • Limited userbase
  • Lack of basic functions people expect from a CMS (feedback forms, etc.)
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
Product detailsSpress WordPress

CMSes vailable for comparison: BackBee, Bolt CMS, Concrete5, Contenta, Contentful, Cosmic.js, Craft CMS, Drupal 8, eZ Platform, Fork CMS, GraphCMS, Grav, Jarves, Joomla!, Kunstmaan, October CMS, Open Orchestra, Pagekit, Pimcore, PyroCMS 3, Reservoir, Spress, Sulu CMS, Symfony CMF, Symphony CMS