Compare Symfony CMF vs. Pimcore

Symfony CMF Pimcore
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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.

Pimcore is a CMS whose development started in 2009. Originally the Content Management System was built on the Zend PHP Framework, but the system will switch to the Symfony full stack framework.

Main advantages
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
Main disvantages
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
Product detailsSymfony CMF Pimcore

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