Compare Symfony CMF vs. BackBee

Symfony CMF BackBee
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Product intro

As a Content Management Framework Symfony CMF is not a complete CMS product, but more of a framework to build your own CMS on top of. This makes it stand out from the crowd.

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
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsSymfony CMF BackBee

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