Compare WordPress vs. BackBee

WordPress BackBee
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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.

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
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
  • Great user experience with in-place editing
  • Contemporary implementation without 
  • Backed by a company
Main disvantages
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
  • Limited adoption outside of France
  • Custom implementation, Symfony in components
  • Missing power user features like multilanguage and multisite
Product detailsWordPress BackBee

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