Compare TYPO3 vs. Symphony CMS

TYPO3 Symphony CMS
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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.

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.

Main advantages
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
Main disvantages
  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
Product detailsTYPO3 Symphony CMS

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