Compare Thunder CMS vs. Craft CMS

Thunder CMS Craft CMS
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Product intro

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.

Craft CMS is a new player in the PHP CMS field. It does not use Symfony components, but is a popular and more modern option for WordPress.

Main advantages
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
Main disvantages
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
Product detailsThunder CMS Craft CMS

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