Compare Symphony CMS vs. Thunder CMS

Symphony CMS Thunder CMS
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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.

Thunder is a Drupal 8 distribution specialised for media houses. It is initially developed by Burda, a German media company, who is now seeking to get other members on the project.

Main advantages
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
Main disvantages
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
Product detailsSymphony CMS Thunder CMS

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