Compare TYPO3 vs. BackBee

TYPO3 BackBee
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Product intro

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.

BackBee is a content management system from the company Lp Digital. The software is Open Source and released under the GPL3 License. BackBee uses multiple Symfony components for core functions.

Main advantages
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsTYPO3 BackBee

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