Compare Symphony CMS vs. WordPress

Symphony CMS WordPress
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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.

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
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
Main disvantages
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
Product detailsSymphony CMS WordPress

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