Compare Symphony CMS vs. BackBee

Symphony CMS BackBee
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Product intro

Symphony CMS is a content management system that is built using PHP language. Despite the similarity in naming it has nothing to do with the Symfony project also written in PHP.

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
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsSymphony CMS BackBee

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