Compare Thunder CMS vs. Pimcore

Thunder CMS Pimcore
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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.

Pimcore is a CMS whose development started in 2009. Originally the Content Management System was built on the Zend PHP Framework, but the system will switch to the Symfony full stack framework.

Main advantages
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
  • Solid feature set beyond regular CMS features
  • Commercial backing
  • Quality codebase
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
  • New product version can be risky
  • Limited adoption
  • Can be too "heavy" for simple sites
Product detailsThunder CMS Pimcore

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