Compare Symphony CMS vs. TYPO3

Symphony CMS TYPO3
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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.

Typo3 is an established enterprise grade CMS built on PHP. In the past years they have struggled in their renewal project, but have since moved forward with Symfony components.

Main advantages
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
Main disvantages
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
Product detailsSymphony CMS TYPO3

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