Compare Symfony CMF vs. eZ Platform

Symfony CMF eZ Platform
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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.

eZ Platform is a CMS built on the Symfony Framework. It is powerful and a total rewrite of the eZ Publish system in development from 1999.

Main advantages
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
  • A full implementation on the Symfony Full Stack Framework
  • Fully featured out of the box, media library, multilingual, multisite...
  • Integrated Solr powered search ensures scalability
Main disvantages
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
  • Limited number of ready made extensions
  • Some bugs in the UI layer in the first version
  • Learning curve for "old school" PHP developers without OOP experience
Product detailsSymfony CMF eZ Platform

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