Compare TYPO3 vs. WordPress

TYPO3 WordPress
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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.

WordPress is not a very modern PHP CMS and does not use Symfony or other components. It is very popular and earns it's position in the listing of Symfony CMSes.

Main advantages
  • A long heritage with solid basic concepts
  • Large number of developers around the world
  • Powerful admin UI for experienced users
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
Main disvantages
  • TYPO3 is in a technical transition phase
  • Admin interface can be intimidating to newbies
  • Decoupling (REST API), etc. strategy unclear
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
Product detailsTYPO3 WordPress

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