Compare Symfony CMF vs. WordPress

Symfony CMF WordPress
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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.

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
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
Main disvantages
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
Product detailsSymfony CMF 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