Compare TYPO3 vs. Cosmic.js

TYPO3 Cosmic.js
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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.

Cosmic.js is a CaaS based on GraphQL. It follows on the footsteps of both Contentful and GraphCMS.

Main advantages
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
  • Excellent usability for editors
  • Developer ergonomics
  • Clear pricing model (no free tier, though)
Main disvantages
  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
  • Limited content modeling capability
  • Lack of customisation options
  • Vendor lock in
Product detailsTYPO3 Cosmic.js

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